Paralogism sentence example

paralogism
  • In 1628 Castelli published a small work, Della misura dell' acque correnti, in which he satisfactorily explained several phenomena in the motion of fluids in rivers and canals; but he committed a great paralogism in supposing the velocity of the water proportional to the depth of the orifice below the surface of the vessel.
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  • This is a mere paralogism; we can never infer either absolute or infinite from relative or finite.
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  • The self is always subject in consciousness and never can become an object of knowledge (" Paralogism of Pure Reason ").
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  • A "paradox" has been compared with a "paralogism" (7rapa, X6 yos, reason), as that which is contrary to opinion only and not contrary to reason, but it is frequently used in the sense of that which is really absurd or untrue.
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