Plagiarism detection tricks

Heraclides amazingly proposed (back then) that earth has a 24 hour cycle of revolution on its axis.  However  he wasn’t as perceptive in other matters: “Dionysios had written a tragedy which he called Parthenopaeus.  As a practical joke, he put Sophocles as the author when it was written .   When Heraclides quoted as if… Continue reading Plagiarism detection tricks

Lightly disguised insults

At Miletus, the people aren’t stupid.  But they always seem to do the things that stupid people would do. (Nicomachean Ethics – Aristotle quoting)