Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Economyclass
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Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Postby Economyclass » Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:46 am

Hi, I know that circular reasoning is often an answer choice on the LSAT, but I can't recall having seen it as an actual flaw in the reasoning of a stimulus...can someone point me towards an instance where circular reasoning is indeed the flaw?

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HesusChrist
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Re: Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Postby HesusChrist » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:19 am

I've wondered the same thing. I think I've seen it as the right answer once or twice. More often than not it's the wrong AC.

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Mikey
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Re: Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Postby Mikey » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:33 am

they're not so common, but hesus is definitely right in that it does show up a lot in answer choices.

PT24 S2 Q8 is circular reasoning

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Re: Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Postby tanes25 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:57 am

There are a few. Scroll down to the Flaw in the Reasoning part. I think there were others as well that were just never filled in.

http://lsatblog.blogspot.com/2009/06/ls ... sheet.html

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Re: Circular Reasoning on the LSAT?

Postby Rupert Pupkin » Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:45 pm

In the MH LR book, I recall them saying this is more likely than not a WRONG AC, but not always the case.




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