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Eristic Definition in Context with Images

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Eristic definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, eristic, in short real sentences to improve your reading comprehension and enrich your advanced vocabulary.

/ɛˈrɪstɪk/ (adj & noun)

Eristic definition

Adjective: related to argument or debate, argumentative

Noun: a person fond of arguing or debating, debater, the art of disputing, controversy


The Art of Being Right: 38 Ways to Win an Argument (also The Art of Controversy, or Eristic Dialectic: The Art of Winning an Argument is an acidulous, sarcastic treatise written by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. In it, Schopenhauer examines a total of thirty-eight methods of defeating one’s opponent in a debate. He introduces his essay with the idea that philosophers have concentrated in ample measure on the rules of logic, but have not (especially since the time of Immanuel Kant) engaged with the darker art of the dialectic, of controversy.

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