noun any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
noun a contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction
- this situation created the inner dialectic of American history
adjective of or relating to or employing dialectic
- Same as Dialectics.
Plato placed his dialectic above all sciences.
Liddell & Scott.
Di`a*lec"tic, Di`a*lec"tic*al adjective
, Gr. : cf. F. dialectique
. See Dialect
- Pertaining to dialectics; logical; argumental.
- Pertaining to a dialect or to dialects.
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