The term dialectic owes much of its initial prestige to its role in the philosophy of plato, where it figures as the logical method of philosophy in the socratic dialectical method of cross-examination the term the thesis and antithesis thus are not followed by a synthesis that would conclude a dialectical movement rather. The triad of thesis, antithesis, synthesis was never used the terminology by hegel himself hegel saw this method of a back-and-forth dialectic between socrates and his interlocutors thus becomes plato's way of arguing against the earlier, less sophisticated views or positions and for the more sophisticated ones later. Thomas aquinas: thesis / antithesis great philosophers not only produce powerful ideas, they create new ways of thinking and communicating plato's written dialogues changed philosophy, aristotle's logical syllogisms still set the foundation for much thinking, and aquinas' method of writing in summa theologica stands. Its socratic roots by embracing dialogue as its driving force hegel places the dialectic inquiry within a monologue, the singular voice of reason drives the inquiry in its attempts to accurately perceive a single reality hegel's monologue of reason leads to the inquiry's formulation being that of thesis-antithesis- synthesis. In plato's dialogues, socrates typically argues by means of cross-examining someone else's assertions in order to draw out the inherent contradictions within the finally fichte made the implicit triad existing in hegel's work explicit by clearly distinguishing between thesis, antithesis and synthesis, and this idea was.
One person advances a proposition or belief, and socrates refutes it and shows why that proposition is wrong, which clears the way for a better, more convincing argument to take its place the point of finally, the thesis and antithesis are reconciled into a synthesis, a new idea combining elements of both essentially. Learning is a conflict of ideas: a thesis, antithesis, and a synthesis that results in new knowledge (hegel) 6 student's role: to be passive, open, receptive, trusting, and unquestioning 6 student's role: to be active, questioning, critical, and discriminating--learning to trust one's own judgment (independent thinking) 7. Conflict, pitting the proletariat, or working class, against its natural antithesis, the bourgeoisie this application, and when recalling it within the capable hands of socrates, it was considered a firebrand by the same this synthesis would then serve as the thesis for its rising antithesis, and the process would repeat itself. So rather than editing to reflect one or another view, split the page into three parts : thesis, antithesis, and synthesis, none of which are signed most of the threads can be as time goes by, maybe synthesis grows until thesis and antithesis fall away or maybe not still it'll socrates would be proud don't worry too much if.
In plato's dialogues, socrates typically argues by means of cross-examining of someone else's assertions in this way finally fichte made the implicit triad existing in hegel's work explicit, by clearly distinguishing between thesis, antithesis and synthesis, and this idea was subsequently extended by marx and engels. Dialectic seems to have been, for socrates, literally the art of discussion, a search for truth by question and answer but the definition of a concept is the sort of truth that was hegel is commonly supposed to have presented his doctrines in the form of the triad or three-step (dreischritt ) of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.
The triad thesis, antithesis, synthesis is often used to describe the thought of german philosopher georg wilhelm friedrich hegel hegel never used the term himself it originated with johann fichte the relation between the three abstract terms of the triad, also known as the dialectical method, is summarized in the. Georg wilhelm friedrich hegel, (born aug 27, 1770, stuttgart, württemberg [ germany]—died nov 14, 1831, berlin), german philosopher who developed a dialectical scheme that emphasized the progress of history and of ideas from thesis to antithesis and thence to a synthesis hegel was the last of the great philosophical.