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This reluctance, often shame and fear of combining the words 'architecture' and 'politics' is particularly strong in the post-communist countries like Poland, where still equating opinions or activities with deeds of 'the previous regime' in the public debate serves as an eristic tool.
This unnecessarily eristic comparison, aside from limiting modernism's purview to that of a reaction, also means that the argumentation must intermittently though increasingly morph, backtracking through a series of exceptions to include more nuanced readings, differences of degree rather than kind.
Chalcedon), and so on, God sometimes brings about the development of the kingdom through eristic and dialectical conflict.
However, this is not to indicate an eristic and agonistic competition, wherein "discord and dispute" lead to "disorder and destruction," rather strife in this context of truth-happening represents an "essential striving" where the "opponents raise each other into the self-assertion of their natures," into their own unique ways of Being-in-the-world (49).
17) "Critical reflection on or correction of the model distinguishes emulation or eristic imitation from (transformative) imitation, and this criticism is often grounded in an awareness of the historical distance between present and past [.
The centrally important deconstructive task of philosophy began as far as we know with the eristic tradition that arose with the Sophists and with Socrates.
In a situation where young people are able to contend about what is best, eristic argument may come to the fore.
Hence, politics will remain 'the agora of a struggle, an agonistic, an eristic, an art of dispute.
Aristotle, "the first to write about the art of winning the dialectical debate" (During, 2005: 122), remarked that eristic did not pursue the use of all resources to gain intellectually enrichment, but to achieve victory in any discussion or debate.
Several other extant works of Hipponax, albeit in sadly lacunose form, use the same motif, describing a variety of eristic encounters in which the iambic ego enters into an athletic/physical struggle with another individual who, more often than not, turns out to be engaged in an activity that closely corresponds to the poet's own.
eristic is the sophistic method of contradiction with the sole purpose of proving the other one wrong no matter which is the truth; elenchus will be considered the Socratic method of refutation, method that has as purpose the purification of unhealthy souls-souls that think they have knowledge while what they have is only an appearance of knowledge; dialectic, distinct from the Socratic elenchus, refers to the Platonic method of cross-examination but also is a way of thinking that aims toward discovering truth.
Meno's eristic argument, as the author paraphrases it in the next pages, says: "either we look for something already known, and consequently ours is not a search, or we look for something unknown, and hence engage in an impossible enterprise" (Editor's note).