circulus in probando

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkir.ku.lus in proˈban.doː/, [ˈkɪr.kʊ.ɫʊs ĩ prɔˈban.doː]

Phrase[edit]

circulus in probandō

  1. proving in circles, using a conclusion as the premise in an argument, thus going around the proof (See: Circulus vitiosus)