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διαλεκτ-ικός , ή, όν,
2. δ. ὄργανα organs of articulate speech, opp. φωνητικά, Gal.16.204.
III. διαλεκτική (sc. τέχνη) dialectic, discussion by question and answer, invented by Zeno of Elea, Arist.Fr.65; philosophical method,ὥσπερ θριγκὸς τοῖς μαθήμασιν δ. ἐπάνω κεῖταιPl.R.534e: “τὸ -κόνId.Sph. 253e; περὶ -κῆς, title of work by Cleanthes, D.L.7.174.
IV. Adv. “-κῶςdialectically, Pl.Phlb.17a, etc.; for the sake of argument, opp. κατ᾽ ἀλήθειαν, Arist. Top.105b31, cf. de An.403a2; by argument on general principles, opp. scientifically, Phld.Rh.2.134 S., Mus.p.89 K.: Comp. “-ώτερονPl.Men. 75d; more logically, Dam.Pr.97.
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    • Plato, Republic, 534b
    • Plato, Republic, 534e
    • Plato, Sophist, 253e
    • Plato, Cratylus, 390c
    • Plato, Philebus, 17a
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