counterquestion

counterquestion

(ˈkaʊntəˌkwɛstʃən)
n
a question which acts as a reply to another question
vb (tr)
to reply to a question of (a person) with another question
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His response to questions about what he thinks becomes a non-directive counterquestion, 'What do you think?
It is aimed less at creating a particular context than at involving the passing viewer in the self-reflexive reconstruction of a counterquestion.
The Englishman fires back the devastating counterquestion, "And where does that turtle stand?
The lectionary text editors could have made it easier for preaching the kingdom on this one if they had added Jesus' counterquestion in the very next verses that Mark gives us ("David calls him Lord; so how can he be his son?
11) tumbled headlong into the fallacy of the counterquestion.
The counterquestion would be, how does Marxism arise in the context of the bourgeoisie?
Their answer to his counterquestion would have answered their own question.
Jesus does not so much answer the lawyer's question as "describe what it means to be a neighbor, which then becomes the substance of [his] counterquestion in Luke 10: 36, `Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?
When he poses a counterquestion about authority which they will not answer, Jesus declines to answer them.
During that time he was questioned often, usually confounding the inquisitor with his enigmatic answers and his counterquestions.
1985a) Questions and Counterquestions, en Bernstein, R.
One of its editors, the irrepressible Eric Alliez, formulated three counterquestions as "a critical and clinical interface" with Documenta: "Is modernity (y)our aftermath?