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In addition to appearing to engage in circular reasoning, Harman fails to explain why this argument should not apply to late-term abortions, assaults on the mother that result in the death of the fetus, or even the murder of born persons (through presumably it is because she thinks there is some other reason they would have moral status).
Torlina points out that much research into the social hierarchy is based on circular reasoning, or a closed loop.
Caption: Circular reasoning Shrinking of the Tethys Ocean fueled Pangaea's breakup, a scientist proposes.
On the whole, Guilding dextrously avoids what can become circular reasoning and a historical sweeping statements in other hands.
Despite his criticism of circular reasoning with regard to other theories of Biblical authorship in Chapter 2, Dr.
Thus circular reasoning and ad hominem fallacies have sometimes been involved in the idea that Jews criticized Jewish things because they lacked a Jewish identity.
The chatbots speak in synthesized monotones as they are led down rabbit holes of circular reasoning by key words and phrases, propelled, according to Dorsen, by a database capable of constructing 84 million conversations.
However, these quests to assign the blame or pinpoint the ultimate cause of the troubled situation in the country or the reason behind international community's inability to 'administer' the BiH's post-conflict democratization processes often fall prey to circular reasoning.
A circular reasoning may govern our evaluations, in which our unexamined values serve to identify greatness in a poem or a prose text, and that discovered greatness then confirms our preconceived notions.
The assumption of a political role for venerated royal ancestors may have been too dominant in this research, leading to circular reasoning.
Laws must be grounded in the Constitution, not sentiment, political goals, or circular reasoning.
The circular reasoning that I perceive in Yonck's article runs like this: (1) the amount of data in the world will keep rising exponentially; (2) we'll have to develop better technology--and better humans--to keep from "drowning" in it; and (3) this ever-advancing technology will enable us to produce even more data, at an even faster rate.