“Is there a man, then, who can admit that the children of the gods
exist without at the same time admitting that the gods exist?”
Thirdly, when it is intended to show that the opponent either contradicts
himself or puts forward a paradox.
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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