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discourse
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

8 uses
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Definition
a serious speech, writing, or conversation on a particular topic

or much more rarely: to speak or write formally on a particular topic; or to have a conversation
  • What is unusual about it is seen when it ceases to be a mode of discourse and becomes an object of discourse.
    Part 1 (81% in)
  • What is unusual about it is seen when it ceases to be a mode of discourse and becomes an object of discourse.
    Part 1 (81% in)
  • But history keeps happening, and it seems no harm and maybe some positive good to add to our historical heritage with some talk in this area of discourse.
    Part 1 (88% in)
  • He lived in a solitary universe of discourse in those days.
    Part 4 (20% in)
  • Here, Phaedrus was convinced, was the originator of that style of discourse.
    Part 4 (38% in)
  • It's the mode of discourse of Socrates in the Dialogues of Plato.
    Part 4 (45% in)
  • Gorgias answers that it is concerned with discourse.
    Part 4 (48% in)
  • In this dialogue he is carried away by Socrates' discourse on love and is tamed.
    Part 4 (68% in)

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