Ipse dixit is a term used to identify and describe a sort of arbitrary dogmatic
statement, which the speaker expects the listener to accept as valid. The fallacy
Ipse Dixit. [Latin, He himself said it.] An unsupported statement that rests solely
on the authority of the individual who makes it. A court decision, for example, that
ipse dixit. (ip-sah dicks-it) v. Latin for "he himself said it," meaning the only proof
we have of the fact is that this person said it.
May 9, 2016 ... Ipse dixit is a Latin phrase meaning "He himself said it." It refers to what is
basically an appeal to authority, with oneself as the authority. In other ...
Latin, literally he himself said it, translating Greek autos epha, a phrase used of
Pythagoras by his followers. Pronunciation: ipse dixit. /ˌɪpsiː//ˌɪpseɪ ...
From Latin ipse dixit (“he himself said it”), calque of Ancient Greek αὐτὸς ἔφα (
autòs épha). Originally used by the followers of Pythagoreanism, who claimed ...
Ipse Dixit. (ip-see>b>dix-it) Latin for "he himself said it." A statement that, while
unsupported and unproven, may carry some weight based solely on the authority
ipse dixit. noun. An unsupported assertion, usually by a person of standing; a
dictum. Origin of ipse dixit. From Latin ipse d&imacron;xit, he himself said (it) :
The term ipse dixit is the Latin equivalent of the Greek autos epha, referring to
Pythagoras, as in, The master (Pythagoras) said it so it must
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