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reductio ad absurdum

Saltos de línea: re|duc¦tio ad ab|sur¦dum
Pronunciación: /rɪˌdʌktɪəʊ ad abˈsəːdəm
 
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Definición de reductio ad absurdum en inglés:

sustantivo

Philosophy
A method of proving the falsity of a premise by showing that its logical consequence is absurd or contradictory: the argument is a reductio ad absurdum of utilitarianism
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Opposition to stem-cell research is the reductio ad absurdum of the right-to-life argument.
  • The argument that says no individual has power leads to a reductio ad absurdum.
  • For some reason, this strikes me as the reductio ad absurdum of the whole project.

Origen

Latin, literally 'reduction to the absurd'.

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