Begging the question

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 (2):174 – 191 (1999)
Abstract
No topic in informal logic is more important than begging the question. Also, none is more subtle or complex. We cannot even begin to understand the fallacy of begging the question without getting clear about arguments, their purposes, and circularity. So I will discuss these preliminary topics first. This will clear the path to my own account of begging the question. Then I will anticipate some objections. Finally, I will apply my account to a well-known and popular response to scepticism by G. E. Moore.
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George Edward Moore (1939). Proof of an External World. Proceedings of the British Academy 25 (5):273--300.
J. D. Mackenzie (1984). Begging the Question in Dialogue. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 62 (2):174 – 181.

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Lance J. Rips (2002). Circular Reasoning. Cognitive Science 26 (6):767-795.

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