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diagrammatically; diagrams; dial; dialect; dialectal; dialectical; dialectically; dialectician; dialecticians; dialectics
  1. But do not such dialectic difficulties remind us of the dog dropping his bone and snapping at its image in the water?

  2. It is true that these three elements are in real existence inseparable, and that consequently in the dialectic they continually pass over into one another.

  3. Each, in its result, passes over into the other; but their truth is found in the dialectic method, which in each phase allows unity to separate into diversity and diversity to return into unity.

  4. Nationality rises to individuality through the free dialectic of its race, wherein it dissolves its own presupposition.

  5. The Dialectic Syllogism, explained in the Topica, has some points in common with the Demonstrative Syllogism, treated in the Analytica Posteriora.

  6. The very same charge was urged against the dialectic of Sokrates by his opponents: Plato, Hippias Minor, p.

  7. One fault which dialectic criticism finds with a definition is the introduction of superfluous words.

  8. Aristotle thus draws a broad and marked line between Dialectic on the one hand, and Eristic or Sophistic on the other; and he treats the whole important doctrine of Logical Fallacies as coming under this latter department.

  9. We see here that Alexander understands by the exoteric the dialectic handling of opinions on physics and ethics.

  10. The contrast between Dialectic (along with Rhetoric) on the one hand and Science on the other is one deeply present to the mind of Aristotle.

  11. A dialectic question is one to which the respondent makes sufficient reply by saying, Yes or No.

  12. Aristotle then gives a string of dialectic reasons, lasting through one of the columns of the Berlin edition, for doubting whether Time really exists.

  13. The Dialectic syllogism does not aspire to any such evidence, but borrows its premisses from Opinion of some sort; accredited either by numbers, or by wise individuals, or by some other authoritative holding.

  14. Himself maintaining a paradox, he constrains his respondent by acute dialectic to assent to it; which is exactly what Aristotle imputes to the Sophists of his day as a reproach.

  15. Now this negative characteristic belongs not merely to dialectic (as we see it in the example above cited from the Aristotelian Physica), but also to rhetoric or rhetorical argument.

  16. Both the one and the other are parted off from the didactic or demonstrative march which leads to philosophical truth; though dialectic has a distant affinity with that march, and is indeed available as an auxiliary skirmisher.

  17. In the case of legal records a method of dialectic examination could be followed.

  18. There is no provision for the r of the Lower or the sh of the Middle dialect, each speaker usually making his own dialectic change in the reading.

  19. Dialectic differences and local jealousies bred friction, which sometimes brought the two sections into collision and rendered possible such an occurrence as is here narrated.

  20. The name has a Cherokee sound (Wakili), but if we allow for a dialectic substitution of l for r it may be connected with such Catawba names as Congaree, Wateree, and Sugeree.

  21. All very marked dialectic peculiarities were discarded one by one, until the residuum became a very homogeneous, uniform and correct mode of conventional speech.

  22. English freer from dialectic peculiarities--than the English themselves.

  23. There are dialectic difficulties which may be raised about judgments of this sort.

  24. But such a retort involves just the dialectic excursus which I am here anxious to avoid.

  25. It cannot be ruled out of court by a dialectic development of the implications of propositions about what is already given or what has already happened.

  26. Clear recognition of this fact will enable one to avoid certain dialectic confusions.

  27. It is conversation of thoughts; it is dialogue--the mother of dialectic in more than the etymological sense.

  28. The dialectic peculiarities, which have been vanishing in Japan very rapidly these years, show still a trace of these samurai migrations.

  29. Dialectic is the art of close argumentation in the form of disputation or dialogue.

  30. The dialectic art is the instrument of knowledge, as it enables a man to distinguish truth from error, and certainty from bare probability.

  31. The dialectic arts which Zeno learned in the school of Diodorus Chronus, he did not fail to apply to the support of his own system, and to communicate to bis followers.

  32. But a conversation of this kind necessarily passes more or less into controversy; therefore dialectic may also be explained as the art of disputation.

  33. In the chapter on the ultimate aim of the natural dialectic of reason it is asserted that the three transcendent Ideas are of value as regulative principles for the advancement of the knowledge of nature.

  34. We have examples and patterns of dialectic in the Platonic dialogues; but for the special theory of it, thus for the technical rules of disputation, eristics, very little has hitherto been accomplished.

  35. Under Dialectic I understand, in agreement with Aristotle (Metaph.

  36. It is unifying activity, not so much by a dialectic of harmonious construction as by a view of reciprocal implication.

  37. Notwithstanding, it is not a return to the old dreams of dialectic construction.

  38. Kant has conclusively established that what lies beyond language can only be attained by direct vision, not by dialectic progress.

  39. Thus the language (except for minor dialectic differentiation) and culture are undoubtedly very similar at both bays.

  40. It was the most extraordinary exhibition of youth and dash and confidence and ready wit, and knowledge and dialectic handling of difficult matter.

  41. And he assured me that Calhoun, the Senator from South Carolina, had written a treatise on the philosophy of government which for depth and dialectic power, was a match for Locke.

  42. Bergson, whose very acute analysis is apt to play upon special problems without controlling his own dialectic procedure.

  43. He could hardly have a more comprehensive clearing of the field of dialectic for the formulation of his own conception of reason and reasoning, and his own appeal to the reason of reasonable people.

  44. The Alexandrian dialectic of the supernatural accordingly remained a mere schema or skeleton, to be filled in with the materials of some real religion, if such a religion should arise.

  45. The spiritual spheres were only the invisible repetitions of the visible, as the Platonic ideas from the beginning had been only a dialectic reduplication of the objects in this world.

  46. Yet Platonic dogma, even when meant as such, retained the transparency and significance of a myth; philosophy was still a language for the expression of experience, and dialectic a method and not a creed.

  47. We watched the wonderful evolutions and convolutions of the Idea in its Dialectic development, but of the Idea itself or himself we had no idea whatever.

  48. The conception was grand of seeing in the historical development of religion a repetition of the Dialectic Progress of the Idea.

  49. Though Weisse was convinced of the truth of Hegel’s Dialectic Method, he often differed from him in its application.

  50. As Goethe says, it is "the scholastic of the heart, the dialectic of the feelings.

  51. Mysticism is the scholastic of the heart, the dialectic of the feelings.

  52. The families or stocks are the largest linguistic units, usually subdivided into several dialectic areas, each of which contains a number of small village communities that are the only units of political or social organization.

  53. It is certain that this stringently observed custom has been a factor in the marked dialectic differentiation of the languages of California.

  54. With Hegel the absolute is itself a dialectic process which contains within itself a principle of progress from difference to difference and from unity to unity.

  55. In thus making transition or change, viewed as the identity of existence and non-existence, the leading idea of his system, Heraclitus anticipated in some measure Hegel's peculiar doctrine of evolution as a dialectic process.

  56. He struggles with the dialectic of Plato.

  57. It is generally assumed for the purposes of dialectic that there are two classes of persons: the normal and the abnormal, and that all normal people follow the same process of development from birth to death.

  58. Suffice it therefore to observe in this place, that dialectic differs from mathematical science in this, that the latter flows from, and the former is void of hypothesis.

  59. For the dialectic of Plato for the most part employs divisions and analyses as primary sciences, and as imitating the progression of beings from the one, and their conversion to it again.

  60. Hence, in the dialogues composed of these persons, naturally arises the justly argumentative or demonstrative genius; and this, as we have before observed, according to all the dialectic methods.

  61. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "dialectic" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
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    airing; analysis; analytic; analytical; argumentative; categorical; colloquium; combative; conditional; conference; consideration; contentious; controversial; debate; deductive; deliberation; dialectic; dialectical; dialectics; dialogue; discursive; discussion; disputatious; examination; forum; hypothetical; inductive; inferential; investigation; litigious; logic; polemical; quarrelsome; rap; review; seminar; study; symposium; treatment; ventilation