Origin of sophistic
Examples from the Web for sophistic
It exhibits, after all allowance for peculiar Greek sentiments, the rhetorical development of a sophistic thesis.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Her honesty was like pure gold, unalloyed, unmixed with sophistic subterfuges.The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath
Mr. Poste observes in his note: The sophistic locus of tautology may be considered as a caricature of a dialectic locus.Aristotle|George Grote
The sophistic theories of Athens of old have been renewed in Central Europe—the individuum is the ultimate aim of education.The New Ideal In Education|Nicholai Velimirovic
This consequence of the Sophistic principles was drawn both by many of the Sophists themselves, and later by the Cyrenaics.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
1540s, from Latin sophisticus, from Greek sophistikos "like a sophist, sophistical," from sophistes (see sophist). Related: Sophistical (late 15c.); sophistically (late 14c.).