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Developments of Analytical Logic and Dialectical Logic with Regard to the Study of Process Dynamics

Theorizing Modern Society as a Dynamic Process

ISBN: 978-1-78190-034-5, eISBN: 978-1-78190-035-2

ISSN: 0278-1204

Publication date: 12 October 2012

Abstract

Originality/value – Dialectical logic is important to investigations of process dynamics in a number of ways, most especially insofar as contradiction is a major driver of processes, in particular processes that tend to follow trajectories that from the perspective of analytical logic are unexpected and/or illogical; for dialectical logic takes the event of contradiction as not merely indicative of error in the process of propositional reasoning but instead or also as an outcome of specifiable sequences of structurally conditioned behaviors, actions, and chains of effects at supra-individual levels of the production of realities.

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Hazelrigg, L. (2012), "Developments of Analytical Logic and Dialectical Logic with Regard to the Study of Process Dynamics", Dahms, H.F. and Hazelrigg, L. (Ed.) Theorizing Modern Society as a Dynamic Process (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Vol. 30), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 61-95. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0278-1204(2012)0000030008

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