What principle of rival Sophists or anybody else can overcome in such an unequal contest?
Are not the public who say these things the greatest of all Sophists?
The Athenian youth were not corrupted in this sense, and therefore the Sophists could not have corrupted them.
All this is easy enough; the noble breed of heroes are a tribe of sophists and rhetors.
He is asked 'whether Meno shall go to the Sophists and be taught.'
The Sophists are still floundering about the distinction of the real and seeming.
Yet incidentally the antagonism between Socrates and the Sophists is allowed to appear.
Never have we set eyes on the man anywhere who owed his goodness to the sophists of to-day.
Let the moralists battle it out with the sophists: it did her a world of good.
With the Sophists of Louvain, as Luther terms them, he could have had no sympathy.