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  • The first trope emphasizes the disagreement of philosophers on all fundamental points; knowledge comes either from the senses or from reason.
  • The second trope deals with the validity of proof; the proof of one so-called fact depends on another fact which itself needs demonstration, and so on ad infinitum.
  • The fifth trope points out the impossibility of proving the sensible by the intelligible inasmuch as it remains to establish the intelligible in its turn by the sensible.
  • Ah, yes -- the ' apologists ' trope.
  • All rhetorical tropes exist toward such elucidation of thought.

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