Topics

Demonstration                                                  Dialectic

one person                                                       two people
teaching                                                           arguing
premises true                                                    premises agreed by interlocutor
                                                                                    endoxa: opinions of all, most or wise
assumes first principles                                    tests first principles
paralogism                                                       eristic

 

Proposition: is two-footed terrestrial animal the definition of man?
Problem: is two-footed terrestrial animal the definition of man or not?
something neither universally assented nor rejected

Predications in our propositions
 definition (horos)
 property (idion)
 genus (genos)
 accident (sumbebekos)

these can be found in the various categories (i.9; essay topic)
-make books of propositions
-study ambiguity