Philosophical Latin Phrases

  1. A contrariis - To the contrary (Philosophical term used in logic)
  2. A pari - For the same (Philosophical term - Argument based on the similarity and equality of the facts)
  3. A posse ad esse - From possibility to reality (Philosophical term )
  4. A posteriori - After the fact (Legal term - actions after the fact - also philosophical term: from what is before - Inductive reasoning)
  5. A priori - Before the fact (Legal term - Actions before the fact - First speech - Philosophical term: from what is before - Deductive reasoning)
  6. Ab absurdo - From the absurd (Philosophical term - used in logic to argue that the oposing position is absurd)
  7. Ab esse ad posse valet consequentia - As a consequence of the reality, it is a possibility (Philosophical term - Since it is real, it is possible)
  8. Ad hominen tu quoque - Directed to the man, you too (Legal and philosophical term - You too fallacy - Two wrongs make a right - Argumentum ad hominem that consists of defending oneself by accusing the accuser of the same crime)
  9. Ad verecundiam - To the venerability (Legal and philosophical term used in logic to describe a Argumentum ad hominem fallacy, where an argument is accepted due to the respect (venerability) of the person asserting it, instead of the facts - Also known as argument to respect or argument to prestige)
  10. Aegroto, dum anima est, spes est - For the sick, while there is life, there is hope (Philosophical Term - Cicero Ad Atticum IX, 11)
  11. Alios ego vidi ventos; alias prospexi animo procellas - I've seen other winds; and have faced other storms (Philosophical Term - Cicero Familiares, 12, 25, 5, 12)
  12. Aliquid quo nihil maius cognitari posit - Somthing which nothing greater can be conceived (Philosophical term - Saint Anselm's argument of the existance of God)
  13. Animula vagula blandula Hospes comesque corporis, Quae nunc abibis in loca Pallidula, rigida, nudula, Nec, ut soles, dabis iocos - Little soul, soft, wandering guest and friend of the body, you'll go now pale, hard, bare spots and you will not play, as you usually did (Philosophical Term - these words were spoken by the emperor Hadrian Augustus, expresses the dualism body and soul, at the approach of death, longing for love games)
  14. Argumentum a pari - Argument by similarity (Philosophical term used in logic - Argument from similar propositions)
  15. Argumentum ad baculum - Argument by the cane (Legal and Philosophical term - Argument by force or threat)
  16. Argumentum ad consequentiam - Argument to the consequences (Legal and Philosophical term)
  17. Argumentum ad cruneman - Argument to the purse (Legal and Philosophical term - A fallacy that says that something must be true, because the one who asserts it is rich - Compare with argumentum ad lazarum)
  18. Argumentum ad hominen - Argument against the man (Legal and Philosophical term - A fallacy that says that attacks the one who asserts it, instead of looking at the facts )
  19. Argumentum ad ignorantiam - Argument from ignorance (Legal and philosophical term - Fallacy that indicates that something must be true, because there is no proof to the contrary. For example, that there are extraterrestrials, because there is no evidence that proves that they do not exist)
  20. Argumentum ad lazarum - Argument to poverty (Legal and Philosophical term - A fallacy that says that something must be true, because the one who makes it is poor - Compare with argumentum ad cruneman)
  21. Argumentum ad logicam - Argument to logic (Philosophical term)
  22. Argumentum ad novitatem - Argument to novelty (Philosophical term - Argument which holds that an idea is correct or better simply because it is more modern)
  23. Argumentum ad populum - Argument to the people (Diplomatic term - Also philosophical term that refers to the fallacy to base the decision based on popularity instead of the premises)
  24. Argumentum falsum dilemma - False dilemma argument (Legal and philosophical term - Fallacy where the discussion is reduced to just two options)
  25. Argumentum hominem paleae - Straw Man argument (Legal and philosophical term - Fallacy where it regutes something that the opponent did not say, either by exaggerating or misinterpreting what he said)

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