dialecticism


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dialecticism

(ˌdaɪəˈlɛktɪˌsɪzəm)
n
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) the influence of dialect
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a dialectal expression
3. philosophy the philosophical concept that the world consists of opposite but not necessarily opposing ideas or concepts which, when put together, either negate each other or synthesize into a whole (e.g. man + woman = a couple; right wing + left wing = government)

dialecticism

1. a dialect word or expression.
2. dialectal speech or influence.
See also: Language
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The tensions evident in the use of material practices within the public realm to mitigate against security-treat provides a prescient illustration of a growing contemporary dialecticism between the maintenance of societal freedoms and the embedding of resilience against potential terrorist attack within the urban fabric (Coaffee, 2009a, 2009b; Coaffee and Murakami Wood, 2006).
In the following section, thus, a Yin-Yang paradigm has been outlined drawing on the extant literature of the Chinese dialectical thinking, in particular the research on naive dialecticism (Peng & Nisbett, 1999; Peng, et al.
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He has incorporated Marxist dialecticism into his theorizing.
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