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[catalogued under 2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 2. Logos]

Full Idea

What is supposed to identify the person of logos from the one without is the commitment to giving reasons explaining why one opinion is superior to another.


'Logos' is the broad Greek concept of human reasoning

Gist of Idea

The hallmark of a person with logos is that they give reasons why one opinion is superior to another


David Roochnik (The Tragedy of Reason [1990], Intro. 17)

Book Reference

Roochnik,David: 'The Tragedy of Reason: the Platonic logos' [Routledge 1990], p.17