2. a. The process especially associated with Hegel of arriving at the truth by stating a thesis, developing a contradictory antithesis, and combining and resolving them into a coherent synthesis.
b. Hegel's critical method for the investigation of this process.
3. a. The Marxian process of change through the conflict of opposing forces, whereby a given contradiction is characterized by a primary and a secondary aspect, the secondary succumbing to the primary, which is then transformed into an aspect of a new contradiction. Often used in the plural with a singular or plural verb.
b. The Marxian critique of this process.
4. dialectics (used with a sing. verb) A method of argument or exposition that systematically weighs contradictory facts or ideas with a view to the resolution of their real or apparent contradictions.
From our research, Mr. Lefebvre was never mentioned as being not in full-capacity of his faculties or absent-minded/forgetful. What follows is just one sampling of this sectarian's well-known dialectics against de fide.
Note: In TCW's 04/19/13 post we showed why Mr. Marcel Lefebvre according to true Catholic Tradition (Thomism) was never a priest or bishop. Any reference(s) below to layman Lefebvre as a "priest" or "bishop", are erroneous/false (although they were likely made in good faith), yet are part of the documentation of his statements. -ED
Thesis (Catholic Faith) Antithesis (Freemasonry Religion of V2 Usurpers)
= Synthesis (Anti-Catholic Lefebvrism/Pseudo-traditionalism)