|Logos: the greek expression logos can refer to both the speech and its content, or generally reason. In the course of the history of philosophy, the meaning of logos changed from "explanation" to "definition" or overall context. See also language, definition, reason, universe._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Taureck I 28
Logos/SophistsVsHeraclitus/ProtagorasVsHeraclitus: "There are two opposing logos about every issue".
This makes logos an arbitrary (single) judgment.
By "bringing forth" (poieín, poiesis) the weaker assertion can become the stronger one._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995