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Dialectics
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I. Philosophy – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. Dogmatics

I. Philosophy

In philosophy, the concept of dialectics serves to characterize various types of thought which share the tendency to seek out contradictions or other oppositions and render them fruitful for cognition. Dialectics takes contradictions as the occasion to develop viewpoints as conditions under which the contradictions can be resolved or relativized. D…

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Wieland, Wolfgang, Dierken, Jörg and Korsch, Dietrich, “Dialectics”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03643>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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