The Collaborative International Dictionary
Aporia \A*po"ri*a\, n.; pl. Aporias. [L., doubt, Gr. ?, fr. ? without passage, at a loss; 'a priv. + ? passage.] (Rhet.) A figure in which the speaker professes to be at a loss what course to pursue, where to begin to end, what to say, etc. [1913 Webster] ||
n. (plural of aporia English)
Usage examples of "aporias".
For all of its positive contributions, which I will heavily emphasize later, Enlightenment thought was nonetheless a series of bizarre oscillations between these two poles and two camps (we see a version of these oscillations in Foucault's aporias).