Beyond the Symbol Model: Reflections on the Representational Nature of Language
John Robert Stewart, John Stewart
SUNY Press, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 343 pages
Beyond the Symbol Model: Reflections on the Representational Nature of Language presents arguments on several sides of the contemporary debate over the representational nature of language. Contributors include philosophers, linguists, psychologists, semioticians, and communication theorists from the U. S., Canada, Britain, Northern Ireland, and Israel. The chapters respond to the argument that language can no longer be viewed as a system of signs or symbols, and that a post-semiotic account can be developed from the recognition that language is first and foremost constitutive articulate contact. Three chapters extend this argument, two frame it historically, three disagree, and one contextualizes the "beyond enterprise" itself.
The book is a companion volume to Language as Articulate Contact: Toward a Post-Semiotic Philosophy of Communication. These two books contribute to the ongoing conversation about the nature of language that is strongly influencing theory and research in virtually all the human studies.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Symbol Model vs Language as Constitutive Articulate
Being and Speaking
A Collaborative Theory of
Friedrich Nietzsches Theory of Language and Its Reception
Lyotard on Sophists
Other editions - View all
account of language addressee analysis Antisthenes argues articulate contact basic Bavelas Birth of Tragedy bricolage chapter claim cognitive coherent concept consciousness constitutive construct context conversation critical critique cultural Derrida dialogue differend discourse discourse markers effective meaning ethnography event everyday example existence experience expression fact Friedrich Nietzsche function Gadamer guage Hans-Georg Gadamer Heidegger Hermeneutics hope component human implicature interaction interlocutors interpretation John kind language-game linguistic Lyotard markers mental Merleau-Ponty metaphors metaphysical nature of language necklace Nietzsche Nietzsche's nonverbal object ontological perspective Phenomenology philosophy of language phrase political polysemy possible postmodern postsemiotic practice problem question reality referent relation relationship representational rhetoric Saussure semantic collaboration semiotic sense sentences Shotter signified signs simply social speaker speaking structure symbol model talk theorists theory of language things thought tion trans Truth and Method understanding University Press utterance Wittgenstein words