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Noun1.petitio - the logical fallacy of assuming the conclusion in the premises; begging the question
logical fallacy - a fallacy in logical argumentation
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As concerns the nature of prices, Murphy considers (calling an implicit petitio principae) that prices cannot be consistently defined as costs (inputs) because the latter are also prices.
Oppon petitio than for pG Opponents hope the petition reaches more 100 signatures it to be presented to Gwynedd's planning department.
Support this petition if you want Harambe to become a PokAaAaAeA@mon," Eric wrote in his petitio which also includes a mockup of what Harambe would look like if he were a PokAaAaAeA@mon.
While earlier manuals on letter-writing had recommended a classical structure (salutatio, captatio benevolentiae, narratio, petitio, conclusio), Erasmus and his associate Juan Luis Vives proposed that, after the opening salutatio or greeting, the main argument could be devised as the subject required.
There is a large population of Muslim people in the US and the two holidays that are celebrated are not recognized in calendars to mark these special days," the petitio said.
As a critique of EMH it commits the error of petitio principii.
Ergo admitti potest, uti probata, petitio viri actoris.
However, in this passage was a sudden shift, apparently a petitio principii, in the use of terms.
Most importantly, we suspend our awareness that fictional worlds are worlds that exist only because their existence has been declared by the text, and this is, of course, a petitio principii.
Building from logical fallacies such as the premise that Ambrose knew Paddy harbored a cache of money from the sale of sheep ("begging the question" or petitio principii), Muiris succeeds in constructing a detailed, vivid, and seemingly reliable account of the crime.
t n " The criticism comes after almost 90,000 people signed an online petitio to give Kanye the (welly) boot from the line-up.