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The dialectical interest is fully sustained by the dramatic accompaniments.

All of them are rhetorical and poetical rather than dialectical, but glimpses of truth appear in them.

For, as we remarked in discussing the Sophist, the dialectical method is no respecter of persons.

The political aspects of the dialogue are closely connected with the dialectical.

It is French, with merely a dialectical difference from "French of Paris."

This dialectical argument I shall call the ideal of pure reason.

That is, his instruments were purely literary and dialectical.

Thinking is a thing full of contradictions, a dialectical secret.

Ronayne, fount of wisdom and light, whatever may the Dialectical Society be?

The dialectical variations are too trivial to be taken into account.

WORD ORIGIN

"argumentative," 1540s; see dialectic + -al (1).

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