antilogy

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antilogy

(ænˈtɪlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
a contradiction in terms
[C17: from Greek antilogia]

antilogy

a contradiction.
See also: Argumentation
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As recently studied by Baragwanath and Grethlein, (38) in the Tegean-Athenian and Plataian-Theban antilogies at Plataia offered in oratio recta by Herodotos and Thucydides, the two historians implicitly criticize the use and abuse of mythological antecedents, when to use them and what they can prove.
23) Compare against Plato's report at Sophist 232d (cited earlier) that Protagoras composed antilogies against 'all technai in general and each techne specifically'.
Clauberg's answer was simple: conciliation, that is, to attempt the resolution of contradictions between isolated philosophical theses taken from various contexts and enunciated in form of antilogies in order to answer an initial question.