Journal of Philosophy, vol. 86, pp. 5-22 (1989) (Italian: Teoria Politica (1989); German: Akten Des 12, Internationalen Wittgenstein Symposiums pp. 25-35 (1988)); Dutch: Von den Brink & Von Reijen, Het Recht Van De Moraal pp. 67-84 (1994); Spanish: Metapolitica vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 207-22 (1998)).
Begin by considering the role of dialogue in the life of a morally reflective person-a person, that is, who seriously asks himself how he should live and tries to live his life according to the answers he finds most plausible. How does talking enter into this exercise in self-definition?
Date of Authorship for this Version
Ackerman, Bruce, "Why Dialogue?" (1989). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 142.