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Masorite Mas"o*rite, n. One of the writers of the Masora.
Sorites 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 example; 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 destroyed. 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.

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- the sorites paradox. (s , oʊ , ' , r , aɪ , t , iː , z sometimes translated as the paradox of the heap because in σωρίτης sōritēs means 'heap
- sorites may refer to: polysyllogism , a chain of syllogisms. sorites paradox , also referred to as the paradox of the heap. sorites is the
- sorites is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering analytic philosophy . it is indexed by the philosopher's index . category:analytic
- a polysyllogism (also called multi-premise syllogism, sorites, climax, or gradatio) is a string of any number of proposition s forming
- the continuum fallacy (also called the fallacy of the beard line drawing fallacy, bald man fallacy, fallacy of the heap, the sorites
- exhibit characteristics that have this predicate (so-called 'border-line cases'), or if the sorites paradox applies to the concept or predicate
- paso a paso: una solución gradualista a la paradoja del sorites, lejos de la indeter­mi­nación y del agnosticismo», bajo palabra, ii
- the heap (sôritês) paradox :a single grain of sand is certainly not a heap. nor is the addition of a single grain of sand enough to
- application in the sorites paradox: the inscrutability of reference is also used in the sorites paradox . example for the sorites paradox
- sorites argument: interpretation of the non-aggression principle that ownership rights on body and property are absolute by using a sorites argument.