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How to use sophistic in a sentence

The reaction of the Socratic school against the Sophistic may serve to illustrate the third stage of thinking.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
Lack of merit may be so complete, so grotesque, that the composition affords to the sophistic eye a high order of comedy.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
But what will become of our young gentleman, if he be attacked with the sophistic subtlety of some syllogism?
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Hitherto such writers have confined their view mostly to speculative points, sophistic reasonings, and sarcastic interpellations.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
This consequence of the Sophistic principles was drawn both by many of the Sophists themselves, and later by the Cyrenaics.
A CRITICAL HISTORY OF GREEK PHILOSOPHYW. T. STACE
But the Sophistic theory places the end of morality outside morality.
A CRITICAL HISTORY OF GREEK PHILOSOPHYW. T. STACE
Sophistic is the shadow or counterfeit of law-giving: Rhetoric, of judging or adjudicating.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME II (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
When the age of moral philosophy begins, amidst the unsettlement of the sophistic period, the same protest is taken up by Plato.
LUX MUNDIVARIOUS
Mr. Jowett censures this speech as sophistic and confused in view.
A PROBLEM IN GREEK ETHICSJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
A cynic or a hypocrite trained in a sophistic school might offer occasional help with the theory.
EURIPEDES AND HIS AGEGILBERT MURRAY
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WORDS RELATED TO SOPHISTIC

  • absurd
  • capricious
  • contradictory
  • erratic
  • faulty
  • illogical
  • implausible
  • nonsensical
  • preposterous
  • reasonless
  • senseless
  • sophistic
  • unreasonable
  • untenable
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