apagoge

apagoge

(ˌæpəˈɡəʊdʒɪ)
n
an indirect argument which serves to prove something by showing the contrary to be absurd or impossible
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apagoge

a method of argument in which the proposition to be established is emphasized through the disproving of its contradiction; reductio ad absurdum.apagogic, adj.
See also: Argumentation
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in the accumulation will be proved by the apagoge in the following:
En el texto "Acerca de la clasificacion natural de los argumentos" (14), Peirce expone los tres metodos de razonar, que en la terminologia aristotelica son: epagoge, apodeixis, apagoge. Aristoteles (15) habia tratado la epagoge o induccion, en el capitulo 23 del libro II de los Primeros Analiticos, donde se esboza como un proceso contrapuesto a la apodeixis, que entiende como el razonamiento necesario, o deductivo o apodictico.
Apagoge, Endeixis and Ephegesis against Kakourgoi, Atimoi andPheugontes.
We use apagoge to prove (1), if there are subcircuits, at least two.
Apagoge, Endeixis, and Ephegesis against Kakourgoi, Atimoi, and Pheugontes: A Study in the Athenian Administration of Justice in the Fourth Century B.C.
Hansen, Apagoge, Endeixis and Ephegesis against Kakourgoi, Atimoi and Pheugontes (Odense, 1976), p.
For brief discussion see MacDowell, Law, 73-5; at greater length see Mogens Herman Hansen, Apagoge, Endeixis and Ephegesis against Kakourgoi, Atimoi and Pheugontes: A Study in the Athenian Administration of Justice in the Fourth Century BC (Odense: Odense University Classical Studies, 1976), 55-90.