dialectical dialectical  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈlɛk tɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or employing dialectic

Usage(s):

  • The methods fostered at this school have a tendency to exalt dialectical skill, to focus the mind on narrow issues, and to obscure the fact that no reasoning, however logical, can rise above the premises on which it is based.

News

  • Groundbreaking Addiction Book Teaches Addicts The Art of Happiness

    LONDON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Happy Addict is the first addiction recovery book to pull together strategies from Coaching, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Neuro-linguistic Programming to ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Well I agree, but in the United States," Castro wrote. "The end of one era is not the same thing as the beginning of an unsustainable system." "Cuba changed some time ago, and will continue on its dialectical path."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "Che was one of the greatest Latin Americans in history, but ours is 21st Century socialism," Correa told Reuters in a recent interview in Washington. "We don't believe in class war or dialectical materialism. We believe it's possible to...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Rafael Correa Source: Reuters

  3. "People with borderline personality disorder have difficulty regulating their emotion and their lives so dialectical behavior therapy is designed to help clients build a life worth living," said Linehan "Not only do they attach to us, we...
    on Jul 3, 2006 By: Marsha Linehan Source: uwnews.org

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