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eristic definition

  • adjective:
    • directed at or described as disputatious, usually specious debate.
    • Of some thing or someone provoking strife, conflict or discord.
    • Controversial.
    • given to disputation because of its very own benefit and often employing specious arguments
    • Given to or described as disputatious, frequently specious debate.
    • Of something or someone provoking strife, debate or discord.
    • Controversial.
    • directed at disputation for its very own benefit and often using specious arguments
  • noun:
    • One fond of or expert in dispute or argument.
    • The art or training of disputation and polemics.
    • One who makes specious arguments; person who is is disputatious.
    • A type of discussion or debate where in fact the members don't have any reasonable goal. The aim is to argue for the sake of dispute, and frequently to see who can yell the loudest.
    • One provided to disputation; a controversialist.
    • a skill of rational critique practised by the Megarics and other old philosophers. It has the look of mere captiousness and quibbling, but had a critical motive.
    • an individual who disputes; that is great at or enjoys conflict
    • the skill of logical disputation (especially if specious)
    • One fond of or specialist in dispute or argument.
    • The art or rehearse of disputation and polemics.
    • person who makes specious arguments; one who is is disputatious.
    • A type of dialogue or debate where in actuality the members would not have any reasonable goal. The target is to argue in the interests of conflict, and often to see who is able to yell the loudest.
    • One directed at disputation; a controversialist.
    • a skill of logical critique practised by the Megarics along with other old philosophers. It offers the look of simple captiousness and quibbling, but had a critical motive.
    • a person who disputes; who is proficient at or enjoys conflict
    • the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)
  • others:
    • Pertaining to disputation or debate; questionable; disputatious; captious.
    • related to disputation or conflict; controversial; disputatious; captious.
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