Sentence Examples

  • The first trope emphasizes the disagreement of philosophers on all fundamental points; knowledge comes either from the senses or from reason.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • As if only the savage dwelt near enough to Nature and Truth to borrow a trope from them.