Example sentences for: dialectic

How can you use “dialectic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like other words from the lexicon of social science and philosophy ( holistic, elitist, liberal, dialectic ), it confuses rather than illuminates if used indiscriminately.

  • The book shuttles back and forth in a wacky dialectic.

  • He isn't just confused, he's the dialectic incarnate.

  • Haldane, the eminent biologist who was then in his heyday as a Marxist intellectual, was provoked by the word miraculous in the title to flex his dialectic muscles at it in a lengthy review in The Rationalist Press Annual for 1943: as I remember, he dismissed it as a nefarious supernaturalist plot.

  • The dialectic description of the dynamics of science, with one tribe gathering data and collecting evidence and another tribe providing form to these observations, has striking examples that argue for the importance of synthesis.

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