Interpretation and Construction: Art, Speech, and the Law / Edition 1

Interpretation and Construction: Art, Speech, and the Law / Edition 1

by Robert Stecker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405101741

ISBN-13: 9781405101745

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Interpretation and Construction examines the interpretation and products of intentional human behavior, focusing primarily on issues in art, law, and everyday speech.

  • Focuses on artistic interpretation, but also includes extended discussion of interpretation of the law and everyday speech and communication.
  • Written by

Overview

Interpretation and Construction examines the interpretation and products of intentional human behavior, focusing primarily on issues in art, law, and everyday speech.

  • Focuses on artistic interpretation, but also includes extended discussion of interpretation of the law and everyday speech and communication.
  • Written by one of the leading theorists of interpretation.
  • Theoretical discussions are consistently centered around examples for ease of comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405101745
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
New Directions in Aesthetics Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements.

1. Interpreting the Everyday.

2. Art Interpretation: the Central Issues.

3. A Theory of Art Interpretation: Substantive Claims.

4. A Theory of Art Interpretation: Conceptual and Ontological Claims.

5. Radical Constructivism.

6. Moderate and Historical Constructivism.

7. Interpretation and Construction in the Law.

8. Relativism v. Pluralism.

References.

Index.

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