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Is Occam's razor a philosophical application of Occam's razor itself in epistemology? Is it a meta for itself?

I have to apologize for my title but this seems to me the only way I could have articulated this weird intuitive idea I had for the Occam's razor meta-analysis. Usually I tend to analyze things on the ...
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Is circular reasoning always a fallacy?

Consider the following dialogue: A: "I accept only one notion of land property. Namely, 'I am doing what I please here, therefore I have ownership here.’” B: "But this means you can break ...
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