from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an apagogical manner; by indirect demonstration or proof; by reductio ad absurdum.


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  • "It was over Duelo a garrotazos that I had apagogically envisaged rolling the opening credits for my film Tsahal, about the Israeli army and the wars it was compelled to fight."
    The Patagonian Hare by Claude Lanzmann, translated by Frank Wynne, p 31 of the Farrar, Straus and Giroux hardcover edition

    April 9, 2013