The Interpretation of Dialogue
University of Chicago Press, Feb 13, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 376 pages
This superb collection offers an array of rich variations on a theme central to a multitude of disciplines: the nature of dialogue. Drawing on literary, philosophical, and linguistic concepts, the essays range from broad questions of the representation of knowledge and interpretation of meaning to case studies of dialogue's function in specific fields.
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List of Contributors
analysis anthropologist argument axolotl Bakhtin become behavior ceremonial dialogues claim communication concept consciousness consensus constitutes constructed context conversation criticism cultural dialectic discourse Diskursethik ethical ethnographic example Gadamer Gadamer's genre gnosticizing ground Habermas Habermas's hadith hermeneutics human ideal speech situation identity Imams interaction interlocutor interpretation Islamic Jack Jesus Kantian knowledge Kuna language Levinas linguistic literary logic logos Maria meaning metanarrative method monologic narration narrative gospel norms notion object ontological oral participants pattern philosophers phronesis Plato political frames possible pragmatic predication predicational logic principle problem psychoanalytic question Qur'an recitation relation rhetoric role semantic and political semantic frame semantic turn semiotic sense Shi'ite Shokleng Shuar simple action skeptical social social ecology Socrates solidarity speaker speaking story structure ta'wil taqlid textual theory therapist therapy tion tradition truth unconscious understanding University Press utterance validity verse voice Waiwai word writing Yanomamo