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Definition of Sophistry

Sophistry
Sophistry Soph"ist*ry, n. [OE. sophistrie, OF. sophisterie.] 1. The art or process of reasoning; logic. [Obs.] 2. The practice of a sophist; fallacious reasoning; reasoning sound in appearance only. The juggle of sophistry consists, for the most part, in usig a word in one sense in the premise, and in another sense in the conclusion. --Coleridge. Syn: See Fallacy.

Meaning of Sophistry from wikipedia

- or sophistry in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In modern usage, sophism, sophist, and sophistry are used disparagingly. A sophism, or sophistry, is...
- Public Theater 1992–93 The Seagull Konstantin Treplev Lyceum Theatre 1993 Sophistry Xavier 'Ex' Reynolds Playwrights Horizons 1999 Camino Real Kilroy Williamstown...
- and theater, making her first stage appearance in the off-Broadway play Sophistry with Ethan Hawke, in which she had two lines. Around this time, she began...
- Parameswara Iyer, are recognised for moving Keralite poetry away from archaic sophistry and metaphysics, and towards a more lyrical mode. The poets like Moyinkutty...
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- of rhetoric to win arguments gave sophistication a derogatory quality. Sophistry was then the art of misleading. The system of modern Western sophistication...
- The omnipotence paradox is a family of paradoxes that arise with some understandings of the term omnipotent. The paradox arises, for example, if one ****umes...
- Schopenhauer considers that only logic pursues truth. For him, dialectic, sophistry, and eristic have no objective truth in view, but only the appearance...
- starring Tommy Tune, and subsequently appeared in two Off-Broadway plays, Sophistry and Eric Bogosian's Suburbia. After his breakout film role in 1994's Reality...
- "Former justice brands security bills as unconstitutional, slams Abe for sophistry". The ****an Times. 16 September 2015. Archived from the original on 10...