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Ethics and HumanityThemes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover$
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N. Ann Davis, Richard Keshen, and Jeff McMahan

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195325195

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.001.0001

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The Strains of Dialogue

The Strains of Dialogue

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(p.126) 6 The Strains of Dialogue
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Ethics and Humanity
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Richard Keshen (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.003.0006

This chapter argues that there are inherent features of dialogue which tend to push interlocutors further apart both intellectually and emotionally. This is true even when the participants in a dialogue are reasonable people. The chapter explains why dialogue often strains the capacity of reasonable people to continue to respect each other. It explores Glover's concept of a breakthrough as a possible antidote to the strains of dialogue. A book‐length debate over Israel and Palestine serves as a test case for the argument of the chapter.

Keywords:   dialogue, reasonable people, respect, breakthrough, Glover, Israel, Palestine

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