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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 2, chapter 25 (search)
on itself is specially based upon what happens generally. This may take place in two ways, from consideration either of the time or of the facts.xro/nw| . . . pra/gmasin. If xro/nw| be taken to mean the date, there are the following alternatives. The date may be questioned, the facts admitted; both date and facts may be questioned; both date and facts may be admitted, but circumstances may have altered (a pound was worth twenty shillings in 1914, not in 1924). Others take xro/nw| to mean the greater number of times the same fact has occurred, pra/gmasi the more numerous facts that increase probability. But xro/nw| can hardly bear this meaning (see Jebb's note). The strongest objections are those in which both are combined; for a thing is more probable, the greater the number of similar cases. Signs and enthymemes based upon signs, even if true, may be refuted in the manner previously stated1.2.18; or,