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What is a circular argument?

Question asked by: mrquestion

Asked on: 12 Jan 2010

A circular argument is one that goes around in circles, in other words the conclusion relies on the promises which relies on the conclusion, so it doesn't actually go anywhere and hence it is a circular argument.

For instance if I say the reason I like eggs is that I like eggs, then that is circular.

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Replied at: 12 Jan 2010
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