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dialogue

[dī′əlog]
Etymology: L, dialogus, philosophic conversation
a complex form of computer-assisted instruction in which the student is actively engaged in "true conversation" with a computer.
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We gain renewed respect for our dialogists in light of Professor Gottfried's remark, apparently acceptable to Professor Ryn, that "The managerial state came to power because the people wanted it, though in the best of all worlds they would not have been given that decision to make" (PIC, 98).
In his preface he makes a passing reference to the fact that the fishmonger and the butcher in Erasmus' colloquy Ichthuophagia (on the eating of fish) discuss some abstruse philosophical and religious subjects -- so the reader should not be surprised if Mandeville's two female dialogists also touch on such matters.
In his preface he makes a passing reference to the fact that the fishmonger and the butcher in Erasmus' colloquy Ichthuophagia (on the eating of fish) discuss some abstruse philosophical and religious subjects--so the reader should not be surprised if Mandeville's two female dialogists also touch on such matters.