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Headword: *piqano/n
Adler number: pi,1572
Translated headword: persuasive, convincing
Vetting Status: high
A persuasive proposition is the [sort] which leads toward assent. For example, “if someone brought forth an [offspring], she is its mother”. But this [is] false; for a bird is not the mother of an egg.
Greek Original:
*piqano/n: piqano\n a)ci/wma/ e)sti, to\ a)/gon ei)s sugkata/qesin. oi(=on ei)/ ti/s ti e)/teken, e)kei/nh e)kei/nou mh/thr e)sti/. yeu=dos de\ tou=to: ou) ga\r h( o)/rnis w)|ou= e)sti mh/thr.
Taken from Diogenes Laertius 7.75 in the context of a Stoic doxography.
cf. generally pi 1573, pi 1574.
Keywords: definition; philosophy; zoology
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 10 December 2003@12:51:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword, status) on 10 December 2003@13:50:49.
David Whitehead (x-refs; cosmetics) on 11 December 2003@03:16:02.
David Whitehead on 2 October 2011@06:37:33.


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