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Headword: Ἐπιχειρεῖν
Adler number: epsilon,2770
Translated headword: to argue, to prove, to attack
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The [verb that means] to enquire and to argue deductively. For a [sc. dialectical] proof [is] a dialectical deductive-argument.
Greek Original:
Ἐπιχειρεῖν: τὸ ἐρωτᾶν καὶ συλλογίζεσθαι. τὸ γὰρ ἐπιχείρημα διαλεκτικός ἐστι συλλογισμός.
Note:
A verbatim quotation of Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 541.10-11 (commenting on Topics 162a16).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 10 December 2003@11:55:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified opening of translation; cosmetics) on 11 December 2003@05:17:44.
Catharine Roth (typo, other cosmetics) on 19 December 2007@18:28:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword; streamlining) on 22 October 2012@08:55:54.

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