Example sentences for: dialectical

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

  • It also seems to lend itself--more than "live" debates--to actual dialectical progress.

  • Rieff has also short-circuited criticism by making arguments that, if they are not flatly self-contradictory, can only be the stages of a grand dialectical work-in-progress of Hegelian complexity.

  • USA Today 's journalism fulfills the political philosophy of the Framers, themselves heavily influenced by the ancient rhetoricians (see Carl J. Richard's The Founders and the Classics ). Both groups favored the Isocratic notion of a truth emerging from ongoing debate over the Socratic notion of The Truth emerging from an old kibitzer's endless dialectical probing.

  • But in this case, at least, that discussion seems not to have provided the dialectical pathway toward ultimate and inevitable truth that we had hoped for.

  • At one point Davis borrows Walter Benjamin's melancholy idea that history is a dialectical fairy tale--a bunch of contradictory stories people tell about themselves, "linked together by strange ironies."

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