A systematic method of argument that attempts to resolve the contradictions in opposing views or ideas.

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  • Dialectics — Di a*lec tics, n. [L. dialectica (sc. ars), Gr. ? (sc. ?): cf. F. dialectique.] That branch of logic which teaches the rules and modes of reasoning; the application of logical principles to discursive reasoning; the science or art of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dialectics — index ratiocination Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Dialectics —    Marxists are divided on the issue of dialectics and the question of the extent to which Karl Marx embraced the theory of dialectics. Dialectics (or the dialectic, or dialectical philosophy) is a philosophical approach the roots of which can be …   Historical dictionary of Marxism

  • dialectics — dialectic UK [ˌdaɪəˈlektɪk] / US or dialectics UK [ˌdaɪəˈlektɪks] / US noun [uncountable] 1) formal the way in which two different forces or ideas exist together or affect each other 2) a method used in philosophy to try to discover truth by… …   English dictionary

  • dialectics — Synonyms and related words: Aristotelian logic, Boolean algebra, Ramistic logic, algebra of classes, algebra of relations, dialectic, doctrine of inference, doctrine of terms, epistemological logic, experimental logic, formal logic, logic, logics …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dialectics — n. logic; way of reasoning di·a·lec·tic || ‚daɪə lektɪk n. act of arriving at a conclusion by means of logical reasoning; logical discussion; art or science of discursive reasoning; logical contradiction used as a force to continue… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dialectics — n. 1. Application of logical principles, applied logic. 2. Logic, science of the laws of thought, science of reasoning …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dialectics —  Диалектика …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • dialectics — /daɪəˈlɛktɪks/ (say duyuh lektiks) noun → dialectic (def. 6) …   Australian English dictionary

  • dialectics —   see duality , fatal , hyper reality , Manichaeism , modernity , orientalism , simulation , terrorism , translations , transaesthetics , transpolitics and value + structu …   The Baudrillard dictionary

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