Retired Nursing Assistant of Army Medical Corps, Attiqur Rehman of Nathia Gali talking to the media persons said that senior doctors and child specialists confute
to treat his daughter, Alishba, who is trapped by inexplicable disease.
Understanding Indian Movies is Patrick Colm Hogan's bid to confute
such stereotypes and furnish a template for keener practices of film appreciation.
And such criticism of literature recasts our interpretation of the social in a new key of affects in order to confute
any readings that impair the deep aesthetic conditions of affect underneath the social.
Tertullian opposes heretics with the authority of the sacred writings; with the philosophers he changes his fence and disputes philosophically; but so learnedly and accurately did he confute
them that he made bold to say: "Neither in science nor in schooling are we equals, as you imagine." (31) Arnobius, also, in his works against the pagans, and Lactantius in the divine Institutions especially, with equal eloquence and strength strenuously strive to move men to accept the dogmas and precepts of Catholic wisdom, not by philosophic juggling, after the fashion of the Academicians, but vanquishing them partly by their own arms, and partly by arguments drawn from the mutual contentions of the philosophers.
Later in book 15 Ficino writes: "To confute
the many fallacious arguments with which the Averroists obstinately strive to trap the Platonists, we must remember that it is not over and beyond nature for the human soul to be joined with the body; but that it is natural for this eternal soul to be joined to an eternal and heavenly body forever but only for a limited time to the temporal and earthly body" (15.12.2).
However, the consensus of the discussions was to confute
any such sweeping proposition as the one posited by Rabelais's Friar John; non-use (or contrary use, or even abuse) generally does not, of itself, result in the loss of privilege.
Moreover, provocative asides and observations will be pondered by others, and may well stimulate valuable research to prove, modify or confute
Moreover, say these alarmists, historians don't bother to confute
the fictionists and most reviews let them get away with it.
Rhetorical power lies instead in the hands of those who deploy more comprehensive language resources, and who are thereby able to outflank and confute
their opponents" (73-74).
Until the late Middle Ages, Averroes was known simply as 'the commentator' by Christian scholastics, so great was his authority on Aristotle: in the mid-thirteenth century Thomas Aquinas sought to confute
him, but by using his rival's methods and arguments.
EPITAPH ON A CLERGYMAN Here lies, who need not here be nam'd, For Theologic Knowledge fam'd; Who all the Bible had by rote, With all the Comments Calvin wrote; Parsons and Jesuits could confute
, Talk Infidels and Quakers mute, To every Heretick a foe; Was he an honest man!--So, so.
So we confute
him by having a little fun at his expense.