Aporia

Aporia (Ancient Greek: ἀπορία: `impasse, difficulty of passing, lack of resources, puzzlement`) denotes in philosophy a philosophical puzzle or state of puzzlement and in rhetoric a rhetorically useful expression of doubt. ==Definitions== Definitions of the term aporia have varied throughout history. The Oxford English Dictionary includes.....
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Aporia

(Gr. aporla) A theoretical difficulty or puzzle. -- G.R.M.
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Aporia

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Aporia

• (n.) A figure in which the speaker professes to be at a loss what course to pursue, where to begin to end, what to say, etc.
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Aporia

[genus] Aporia, also called as the Black-veined Whites, is a genus of pierid butterflies found in the Palearctic region. ...
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Aporia

A·po'ri·a noun ; plural Aporias [ Latin , doubt, Greek ..., from ... without passage, at a loss; 'a priv. + ... passage.] (Rhet.) A figure in which the speaker professes to be at a loss what course to pursue, where to begin to end, what to say, etc.
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Aporia

An attempt to discredit an opposing viewpoint by casting doubt on it.
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aporia

Doubt, especially deriving from incompatible views on the same subject. ... Origin: G. Aporia, difficulty, doubt ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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aporia

Explained by Samuel Johnson, in his great dictionary (1755), as 'a figure in rhetorick, by which the speaker shews, that he doubts where to begin for the multitude of matter, or what to say in some strange and ambiguous thing; and doth, as it were, argue the case with himself.'
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Aporia

Explained by samuel johnson, in his great dictionary (1755), as 'a figure in rhetorick, by which the
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Aporia

expression of doubt (often feigned) by which a speaker appears uncertain as to what he should think, say, or do.
*Then the steward said within himself, 'What shall I do?' Luke 16
*Demosthenes, On the Crown 129
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aporia

professed but false doubt of what to say or choose, for rhetorical effect
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