Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Logic - 3.7 Arguments and Truth Tables - Exercise Set 3.7 - Page 193: 71


The correct option is (j).

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The provided statement shows that the narrator declared suicide as a wrong decision on the basis of statement that no one is ever justified in taking his or her own life. Hence, the provided statement is a fallacy of begging the question because fallacy of begging the question is a type of fallacy in which it is assumed that conclusion is true within the premises. Thus, this is a type of fallacy of begging the question.
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