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antilogy

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

a contradiction.
See also: Argumentation
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(63) In the passage presently under consideration, Protagoras asks Socrates to refrain from the art of controversy (see [phrase omitted]), (64) which proceeds "antilogically." (65) Antilogy is an art--or a so-called art--in which the historical Protagoras himself was supposed to be a master, as is well known.
The antilogy between Althusser's fondness for the slogan "trust the masses" and his emphasis on the "mass organizations" has not escaped notice (Hamza 110).
For all this, I would say that the Sophistry-molded antilogy, made for the court, can also be found in the tragic scheme.