elenchus definition

  • noun:
    • A technique of argument connected with Socrates wherein the arguer requires the interlocutor to accept some premises and conclusions, closing because of the arguer's desired point.
    • just like elench.
    • just like elench.
    • A genus of gastropods.
    • A genus of Strepsiptera.
    • A technique of debate involving Socrates wherein the arguer requires the interlocutor to trust a few premises and conclusions, ending because of the arguer's desired point.
    • just like elench.
    • just like elench.
    • A genus of gastropods.
    • A genus of Strepsiptera.
    • an approach of debate involving Socrates wherein the arguer asks the interlocutor to trust some premises and conclusions, ending with all the arguer's intended point.
    • just like elench.
    • just like elench.
    • A genus of gastropods.
    • A genus of Strepsiptera.

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