Petitio principii

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'''Begging the Question''' occures when a statement or [[explanation]] is made upon an assumption that requires another explanation.
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'''Begging the Question''' occurs when an argument implicitly assumes its conclusion.
  
 
==Example==
 
==Example==

Revision as of 08:55, 31 July 2006

Begging the Question occurs when an argument implicitly assumes its conclusion.

Example

"How do you know the Bible is correct?"
"Because it was written by God."
This begs the question "How do you know that god wrote it?"

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