On Sophistical Refutations by Aristotle Summary


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On Sophistical Refutations is _____.

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1. The sophists were _____.

2. On Sophistical Refutations belongs to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aristotle's On Sophistical Refutations supported his ideas and theories regarding a certain group of ancient philosophers. You'll be answering questions on key points related to this work, such as the basis for why it was written and who the sophists were.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will assess your understanding of the following:

  • The groups of works that On Sophistical Refutations belongs to
  • Example phrase about how 'All French are great men'
  • The concept of assuming one part of something defines the whole

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the work On Sophistical Refutations by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the concept of generalization in philosophical reasoning
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the group of philosophers that Aristotle addressed with this work and the main reason he wrote it

Additional Learning

Learn more about this ancient Greek philosopher's work with the accompanying lesson named On Sophistical Refutations by Aristotle Summary. These points will be highlighted as you go along:

  • Aristotle as the founder of logic
  • Definition of a 'sophism'
  • The thirteen sophisms identified by Aristotle