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What Does It Mean to Say that Something “Begs the Question”?

Is a Circular Argument a Mistake or a Strategy?

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When someone makes an argument that seems too tight to be quite right; that seems to circle back on itself somehow, so that you can’t any longer distinguish the bottom line from the reasons presented to support it, then maybe they are doing what Aristotle described as begging the…

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“If it can be done, why do it?” Gertrude Stein