A point of departure in my article is Francesco Loriggio's brilliant analysis Mind as Dialogue: The
Bakhtin Circle and Pragmatist Psychology. My essay stands as a polemics with one of the main
theses of Loriggio that dialogics should be divided into just two kinds: novelistic and theatrical
one. I propose a more historical approach to the development of dialogics. In different cultural
areas various practices and theories may form themselves in divergent ways. Since 1 7,h century,
the development of the dialogics traveled from an apocalyptic - and demonizing its opponents -
discourse (John Milton's approach in Areopagitica), through dialogics of cooperation of obligations
and laws (Polish Socinians, especially Jan Crell), dialogics of deduction (transcendental
cooperation in I. Kant), through the dynamic dialogics of induction and creativity (John. S. Mill) to
the dynamic fuzzy and multi-valued dialogics of a concept of rationality in R. Rorty or the theory
of (un)free speech in S. Fish. Dialogics is not represented merely by two discoursive practices.
I postulate existence of at least one medium discourse: deliberative rhetoric.