Sophistical Refutations


Sophistical Refutations

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  • Topics (Aristotle) — The Topics is the name given to one of Aristotle s six works on logic, collectively known as the Organon. The other five are: * Categories * De Interpretatione * Prior Analytics * Posterior Analytics * On Sophistical Refutations The Topics… …   Wikipedia

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  • Thrasymachus — (Θρασύμαχος) (ca. 459 400 BCE) was a sophist of Ancient Greece best known as a character in Plato s Republic . The Historical ThrasymachusThrasymachus was a citizen of Chalcedon, on the Bosphorus. His career appears to have been spent as a… …   Wikipedia

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