The Interpretation of Dialogue

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Tulio Maranhao
University of Chicago Press, Feb 13, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 376 pages
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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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Contents

Philosophy
25
The Logic of Conversation
47
Narrative as Interpretation and Interpretation
75
Ceremonial Dialogues in South America
99
Islamic Poetics
120
Dialogical Experiments
157
Psychoanalytic Dialogue
219
A Conversational
242
On Dialogue
269
Ode to Dialog on the Occasion of the Unforseen
292
A Critique of Habermass Diskursethik
303
Remarking the Difference
338
List of Contributors
361
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About the author (1990)

Tullio Maranhao, associate professor of anthropology at Rice University, is the author of Therapeutic Discourse and Socratic Dialogue.

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