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- adv. In a dialectical manner; logically.
- adv. Regarding dialectics.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a dialectical manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the manner of a dialect; in regard to dialect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a dialectic manner
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It is an idealism without respect for ideals; a system of dialectic in which a psychological flux (not, of course, psychological science, which would involve terms dialectically fixed and determinate) is made systematically to obliterate intended meanings.
At present, when the results of the investigation of nature need only be conceived of dialectically, that is in the sense of their mutual interconnection, to arrive at a system of nature sufficient for our time, when the dialectical character of this interconnection forces itself into the metaphysically trained minds of experimental scientists, against their will, today a philosophy of nature is finally disposed of, every attempt at its resurrection would not only be superfluous, it would even be a step backwards.
It happens that institutions of terror and cruelty have so often been organised under a humanitarian remit that one is inclined to wonder if the values that supposedly gave rise to them are, 'dialectically', interpenetrated with their opposites.
I would think it was both the cause and the effect – the one dialectically transforming into the other – as high price leads to better cultivation which leads to better wine which leads to higher price.
It makes it all deliciously, dialectically melodious.
Contemporary society, like contemporary dictators, can no longer be undermined by ridicule, Zizekexplains that "GrouchoMarx authoritarianism" is imminent, writers understand that the function of Dada and all intervention/provication movements is exhausted in an age where a self-satisfied social norm has dialectically synthesized with surrealism and the rest ...
By living life in contradiction, by embodying the contradiction, Galifianakis seems to be promoting a dialectically nuanced view of reality, which is an invaluable counterweight to the mindset of oversimplification.
Further to the east, another deadline was inserted dialectically into President Obama's second 30,000-troop surge in Afghanistan (probably this was the work of some political head at the White House, possibly the VP and/or President Obama himself): the deadline for beginning the American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan would be July 2011.
It is, rather, a decisive admission of uncertainty that is dialectically connected to the repudiation of the totalitarian principle, in the mind as well in politics.
It is no accident that virtually all of the great nineteenth-century novelists take a jaundiced or ironic view of the prevailing, expedient view of history as the progressive, rational, and dialectically (self-regulating) realization of freedom.