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"The press statement of the US State Department is nothing but a sophistry full of falsehoods and fabrications, which stems from a sinister political purpose to tarnish the dignified image of the DPRK," North Korea's state media, Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said citing Yonhap News Agency.
The NDC's official statement reads, 'However, while the President and his Vice are busy at what they do best, which is to employ the worst kind of sophistry and guile to explain away their failure, we in the NDC will not sit aloof and watch them throw dust into the eyes of the Ghanaian people.
Excellence is often curbed by mediocrity and sophistry.
The writer states that what Dr Sykes stated was just facts and then goes on to give the meaning of the word sophistry in the dictionary "the use of clever but false arguments especially with the intention of deceiving".
The news, 'Several justices felt 'deceived' by 2-week leave, say SC insiders' (3/1/18), makes us wonder how supposedly brilliant minds in the Supreme Court could be so easily 'deceived' by any sophistry or dishonesty Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno might have foisted upon them about the 'leave' she intended to take in the face of the grim prospect of her being haled to the Senate impeachment court.
Paying attention to the much neglected dramatic elements of the text, the introduction dramatically called the parados (the first song sung by the chorus at the beginning of Greek drama) claims to expose Plato's artistic works as layered with sophistry, lies, contradictions and controversies.The book is a unique contribution to existing literature on Plato as it explores the possibility of reading the text without using conventional philosophical method that typically pitches Plato as an advocate of reason, opposed to rhetoric, emotions, mythology and art.
Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates.
"It's deplorable she made sophistry speaking publicly for the first time since her trial began six months ago," said Rep.
NEAR THE BEGINNING OF SOPHISTRY and Political Philosophy, the author cites Friedrich Nietzsche's observation that our "contemporary way of thinking" is "Protagorean." If so, then understanding sophistry in general and its inventor, Protagoras, in particular is a key to understanding ourselves.
"Confrontation in parallel with dialogue is an incompatible sophistry," North Korea's official Central News Agency said in a commentary, which was monitored in Seoul.
Trump now, or has in the past, will have to answer to future generations for their acquiescence, silence or sophistry - if, indeed, not outright cowardice."
Choreographing talks to create a "moment", No10 and the PM deployed the sophistry and spin of Con men scrambling to persuade us to part with a few quid for who knows what.