That Logic is Necessary
When one of those who were present said, "Persuade me that logic
is necessary," he replied: Do you wish me to prove this to you? The
answer was, "Yes." Then I must use a demonstrative form of speech.
This was granted. How then will you know if I am cheating you by
argument? The man was silent. Do you see, said Epictetus, that you
yourself are admitting that logic is necessary, if without it you
cannot know so much as this, whether logic is necessary or not