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Hegel’s Dialectics

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[Revised entry by Julie E. Maybee on October 2, 2020. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Dialectics" is a term used to describe a method of philosophical argument that involves some sort of contradictory process between opposing sides. In what is perhaps the most classic version of "dialectics", the ancient Greek philosopher, Plato (see entry on Plato), for instance, presented his philosophical argument as a back-and-forth dialogue or debate, generally between the character of...

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