sophistic is the shadow or counterfeit of law-giving: Rhetoric, of judging or adjudicating.
Mr. Jowett censures this speech as sophistic and confused in view.
Mr. Poste observes in his note: The sophistic locus of tautology may be considered as a caricature of a dialectic locus.
What they had, perhaps, acquired from the sophistic movement was a touch of effrontery.
Thus the sophistic position that man is for man the measure of all things is irrefutable.
The truth is, that there is no clear distinction between the matter of Dialectic and the matter of sophistic.
The sophistic philosophy should be characterized as the clearing up reflection.
Her honesty was like pure gold, unalloyed, unmixed with sophistic subterfuges.
It exhibits, after all allowance for peculiar Greek sentiments, the rhetorical development of a sophistic thesis.
The great fundamental thought of the sophistic philosophy, that all moral acting must be a conscious act, was also his.