Aristotle - The Organon - index for DE SOPHISTICIS ELENCHIS Section 2 Part 12

Exposing fallacious and paradoxical sophisms

Paragraph 1 So much, then, for apparent refutations.
Paragraph 2 A rule specially appropriate for showing up a fallacy is the sophistic rule, that one should draw the answerer on to the kind of statements against which one is well supplied with arguments:
Paragraph 3 Moreover, argue from men's wishes and their professed opinions.
Paragraph 4 The widest range of common-place argument for leading men into paradoxical statement is that which depends on the standards of Nature and of the Law:
Paragraph 5 Some questions are such that in both forms the answer is paradoxical;

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