Toward an Understanding of the Value of Dialogic Inquiry into and about Values

  • Adam J. Hill


This article attempts to illustrate the teaching and learning practice of values dialogue. First, various conceptions of values and of dialogue are explored. Then, these perspectives are consolidated into unified definitions. After uniting definitions, the author fuses them together in a practice that consists of dialogic inquiry into and about values and valuation. Finally, some of the potential consequences of values dialogue are perused. In sum, this article contains analyses of conceptions of values and dialogue as well as the assembly of a practice of dialogic inquiry.