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How should the difference between rhetoric and sophistry be characterized when the "criterion" of truth is consensus?

According to Plato/Aristotle, rhetoric is the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing to persuade another of the truth of a proposition. Sophistry, on the other hand, came to be known as a ...
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Clarifying the Role of Values in Identifying Misinformation - Seeking Insights

I've been grappling with a question that I believe is pivotal in our ever-evolving information landscape. Specifically, I'm curious about the circumstances under which values can justifiably play a ...