HyperDic: petitio_principii

English > 1 sense of the expression petitio principii:
NOUNcognitionpetitio principii, petitiothe logical fallacy of assuming the conclusion in the premises
English > petitio principii: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe logical fallacy of assuming the conclusion in the premises; begging the question.
Synonympetitio
Broaderlogical fallacyA fallacy in logical argumentation
Spanishpetición de principio, petitio, petitio principii
Catalanpetitio, petitio principii

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