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Posted by on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:49am.

How capital punishment affects murder rates can be explained through general deterrence theory, which supposes that increasing the risk of apprehension and punishment for crime deters individuals from committing crime.
would you say this passage is begging the question fallacies

  • English - , Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:51am

    Read carefully -- then compare to what you posted. Let us know what you think.

  • English - , Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 1:35pm

    as a sort of general criticism of arguments, to mean that an arguer hasn't given very good reasons for a conclusion, but that's not the meaning we're going to discuss here.

    After reading: I think this is my conclusion to my answered (Begging the question)

  • English - , Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 2:57pm

    Yes, I think you're correct.

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