sophism


soph·ism

noun \ˈsä-ˌfi-zəm\

Definition of SOPHISM

1
:  an argument apparently correct in form but actually invalid; especially :  such an argument used to deceive
2
:  sophistry 1

First Known Use of SOPHISM

15th century

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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