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Masorite Mas"o*rite, n.
One of the writers of the Masora.
SoritesSorites So*ri"tes, n. [L., from Gr. swrei`ths (sc.
syllogismo`s), properly, heaped up (hence, a heap of
syllogisms), fr. swro`s a heap.] (Logic)
An abridged form of stating of syllogisms in a series of
propositions so arranged that the predicate of each one that
precedes forms the subject of each one that follows, and the
conclusion unites the subject of the first proposition with
the predicate of the last proposition, as in following
The soul is a thinking agent; A thinking agent can not
be severed into parts; That which can not be severed
can not be destroyed; Therefore the soul can not be
Note: When the series is arranged in the reverse order, it is
called the Goclenian sorites, from Goclenius, a
philosopher of the sixteenth century.
Destructive sorities. See under Destructive.
Meaning of sorite from wikipedia
to: polysyllogism, a chain
of syllogisms sorites
paradox, also referred
to as the paradox
of the heap sorites
is the name of a philosophy
- form in traditional
logic, see polysyllogism. for other
uses, see sorites. sorites
is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering analytic
- bald man fallacy, fallacy
of the heap, the sorites
fallacy) is an informal fallacy closely related
to the sorites
paradox, or paradox
of the heap. the fallacy
- the sorites paradox
(/soʊˈraɪtiːz/; sometimes translated
as the paradox
of the heap because
in ancient gr****: σωρίτης sōritēs means
'heap') is a paradox
- with polylogism. a polysyllogism
multi-premise syllogism, sorites, climax, or gradatio) is a string
of any number
(決まり手, kimari-te?) are winning techniques
in a sumo bout. for each bout in a grand
(or honbasho), a sumo referee, or gyōji, will
that have this predicate
(so-called 'border-line cases'), or if the sorites paradox applies
to the concept
or predicate. in everyday
is also used in the sorites
paradox. the cl****ic example
for the sorites paradox mentions
a heap of wheat grains