Aristotle - The Organon - index for DE SOPHISTICIS ELENCHIS Section 1 Part 1

Distinguishing between genuine and sophistical arguments

Paragraph 1 Let us now discuss sophistic refutations, i.e. what appear to be refutations but are really fallacies instead.
Paragraph 2 That some reasonings are genuine, while others seem to be so but are not, is evident.
Paragraph 3 Clearly, then, there exists a class of arguments of this kind, and it is at this kind of ability that those aim whom we call sophists.

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