Tag Archives: dialectics

Viewpoint of a pole

Let us define the concept of point of view related to a given pole of an A/Ā duality: we get then, for example (at the level of the extension/restriction duality) the standpoint by extension, as well as the viewpoint by restriction. Similarly, the qualitative viewpoint or perspective results from it, as well as the quantitative point […]

Glossary

Ambiguous imagesConflict resolutionConflict resolution with matrices of conceptsConflict types relating to matrices of conceptsContextualismDialectical contextualismDialectical monismDialectical monism in ancient Aztec philosophyDialectical monism in HeraclitusDichotomic analysisDichotomic analysis applied to paradox resolutionDualitiesDual polesInstance of one-sidedness fallacyMatrices of conceptsMaximisationMinimisationBistable cognitionBistable perceptionOmission of the neutralOne-sidedness biasPhilosophical paradox as conflictPolar contrariesPrinciple of dialectical indifferenceReference classReference class problemReference class problem in […]

Elements of Dialectical Contextualism

Posprint in English (with additional illustrations) of  an article appeared in French in the collective book (pages 581-608) written on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Pascal Engel. Abstract In what follows, I strive to present the elements of a philosophical doctrine, which can be defined as dialectical contextualism. I proceed first to define the elements […]

The Dialectical Plan: an Alternative to the Paradigm

Posprint in English (with additional illustrations from wikimedia commons) of a paper published in French in Semiotica, vol. 146(1-4), 2003, 353-367, under the title “Le plan dialectique: pour une alternative au paradigme”. I apply the theory developed in On a Class of Concepts (2002) to the methodology for conceiving a plan. Regarding the dialectical plan, the paradigm is a plan whose structure is thesis-antithesis-synthesis. […]

A Primer on Matrix Dialectic Plan

The book “A Primer on Matrix Dialectic Plan” aims to present in a simple, progressive and illustrated way a methodology created by the author that allows to easily realize a matrix dialectic plan. It is a practical tool that constitutes the direct application of concepts of philosophical essence. Once the principles have been assimilated, it […]