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[2] secondly it signifies a proposition with a reason, and thirdly a conclusion of an argument drawn either from denial of consequents or from incompatibles1; although there is some controversy on this point. For there are some who style a conclusion from consequents an epicheireme, while it will be found that the majority hold the view that an epicheireme is a conclusion from incompatibles:2 wherefore Cornificius styles it a contrarium or argument from contraries. Some again call it a rhetorical

1 v. viii. 5; xiv. 2. n.

2 See v. xiv. 2, VIII. v. 9.

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