discussive

discussive

(dɪsˈkʌsɪv)
adj
1. med an obsolete word for discutient1
2. obsolete capable of settling an argument
3. archaic debatable
n
med an obsolete word for discutient2
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It is introducing a new and polarising force into Egypt's traditionally more negotiated and discussive politics.
In an essay titled "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]" ("My Miscellaneous Learning") and originally published in installments in Gujin, Zuoren Zhou argued that Wang's "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]" ("Discussive Weighing") manifested a spirit of "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]" ("detesting the delusive and valuing the reasonable") and so did Li's works.
If it is supposed that, in ancient philosophy scholarship, there is a continuum between studies which are extremely close to the text (where particular passages are poured over in lengthy detail, e.g., Oxford-style commentaries) and studies which are extremely 'impressionistic' and 'discussive,' (e.g., introductoxy-level books), McCoy's study seems to fall very comfortably in the middle, at once well aware of both where her strongest textual evidence lies and which passages will pose some of the strongest challenges to her thesis, as well as the importance of being able to make her case about an extensive corpus in a relatively small space.
The easy-reading, discussive style and the provision of a historical context make the book appropriate for my student population.
To conclude, this work is pioneering in their "discussive analysis" of contemporary and deep ideological commitment.
What we were doing before was fine, but this is a more discussive approach.
In post-formal discourse, the elements of dialectical and discussive discourse surface as participants engage in examining personal perspectives and individual worldviews.
(156.) See Levin & Young, supra note 34, at 10 (defining ideology as a "discussive space of meaning which provides us with perspectives on the world, with particular orientations or frameworks...").
The essays are eminently readable, and their placement within the order of the book produces a discussive atmosphere, as though each writer is answering the previous argument.
As it happens, Jaskowski's paraconsistent discussive logic--a logic which admits truth-value gluts can be defended by reflecting on similarities between it and the popular supervaluationist analysis of vagueness already in the philosophical literature.
Part Two is an exposition of various systems of paraconsistent logic: dynamic dialectical logics, combinatory logics, discussive logics, and relevance logics.