About dialégesthai and "Philosophies of Dialogue"
It is known that Platos Socrates could
openly talk to anybody he met in Athens agora and no
man or woman, who would face his "ti esti;", was
shut out from his "research".
But to be a part of his "dialégesthai", moreover, they were expected to accept a given number of general conditions. It is important to underline that these conditions, of ethical and logical nature, were of the kind which cant come true but in a small group of persons (as Socrates points it out many times).
Platos Socrates didnt imagine his "dialégesthai" could be interpreted as an universal method to apply to every circumstance of life nor as a general criterion to judge history.
Though the contemporary "Philosophies of Dialogue" may use the verb "dialégesthai", they have to add much more to its original meaning to bend it to their goals.
Conflicts challenge our everyday life and we have not a philosophical formula, not even a dialogical one, to them.
Anyway, Dialegesthai, philosophical themes has not a formula of life to put forward. Within the more restricted area of theoretical thinking (having in mind a web page where the traditional themes of Western Metahysics can meet a way of arguing coming from Logic and Analytic Philosophy), it would like to contribute to detect philosophical formulas and reveal them.