Dialogue of Rationalities: A Case Study

Marcelo Dascal*

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The paper challenges the received view regarding rationality Rational, rationality and dialogue Dialogue. According to Leibniz, different kinds of rationality Rational, rationality not only co-exist but also do not exclude each other or attempt to render the other acceptable or intelligible only in one’s own terms. The relevant distinction for the construal of conflicting rationalities Rational, rationality is that between hard and soft rationality.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLogic, Argumentation and Reasoning
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameLogic, Argumentation and Reasoning
ISSN (Print)2214-9120
ISSN (Electronic)2214-9139


  • Dialogue Dialogue
  • Hard Rationality
  • Mutual Utilization
  • Opposed Position
  • Soft Rationality


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