Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: sophist

Sophist {m}Maskulinum (der) [philos.]
Sophistin {f}Femininum (die)
Wortklauber {m}Maskulinum (der)
Wortverdreher {m}Maskulinum (der)
(rednerischer) Spiegelfechter {m}Maskulinum (der)
Wortspieler {m}Maskulinum (der)
Wortklauberin {f}Femininum (die)
Wortverdreherin {f}Femininum (die)
(rednerische) Spiegelfechterin {f}Femininum (die)
Wortspielerin {f}Femininum (die)
Rabulist {m}Maskulinum (der)
Rabulistin {f}Femininum (die)


Yet the most subtile sophist cannot produce a juster simile.
Whether such doctrines as are attributed to him by Plato were really held either by him or by any other Sophist is uncertain; in the infancy of philosophy serious errors about morality might easily grow up—they are certainly put into the mouths of speakers in Thucydides; but we are concerned at present with Plato's description of him, and not with the historical reality.
The pompous and empty Sophist is utterly helpless in the hands of the great master of dialectic, who knows how to touch all the springs of vanity and weakness in him.
From Cicero and Quintilian and from Aristotle's Rhetoric we learn that the Sophist whom Plato has made so ridiculous was a man of note whose writings were preserved in later ages.
In the sixth and seventh books (compare Sophist and Parmenides) he has given us a sketch of such a metaphysic; but when Glaucon asks for the final revelation of the idea of good, he is put off with the declaration that he has not yet studied the preliminary sciences.
In the Theaetetus the first of these difficulties begins to clear up; in the Sophist the second; and for this, as well as for other reasons, both these dialogues are probably to be regarded as later than the Republic.
Some persons say that the Sophists are the corrupters of youth; but is not public opinion the real Sophist who is everywhere present—in those very persons, in the assembly, in the courts, in the camp, in the applauses and hisses of the theatre re-echoed by the surrounding hills?
Further, I would have you consider that the hireling Sophist only gives back to the world their own opinions; he is the keeper of the monster, who knows how to flatter or anger him, and observes the meaning of his inarticulate grunts.
Euripides exhibited the last phase of the tragic drama, and in him Plato saw the friend and apologist of tyrants, and the Sophist of tragedy.
It may be compared with those other paradoxes of the Gorgias, that 'No statesman was ever unjustly put to death by the city of which he was the head'; and that 'No Sophist was ever defrauded by his pupils' (Gorg.)

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Sophist {m} [philos.] sophist
Sophist {m} [pej.] (Haarspalter) quibbler
Wortspielerin {f} sophist
Wortklauber {m} sophist
Rabulist {m} sophist
Wortverdreher {m} sophist
Rabulistin {f} sophist
(rednerischer) Spiegelfechter {m} sophist
Wortspieler {m} sophist
Wortklauberin {f} sophist