Mutual Misunderstanding: Scepticism and the Theorizing of Language and Interpretation

Mutual Misunderstanding: Scepticism and the Theorizing of Language and Interpretation

by Talbot J. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822312492

ISBN-13: 9780822312499

Pub. Date: 07/30/1992

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Mutual Misunderstanding presents a strikingly original analysis of the rhetorical patters underlying Western linguistic thought, as exemplified in the works of John Locke, Jacques Derrida, Gottlob Frege, Jonathan Culler, Noam Chomsky, Ferdinand de Saussure, H. Paul Crice, Michael Dummet, Stanley Fish, Alfred Schutz, Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Harold Garfinkel, and…  See more details below

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Mutual Misunderstanding presents a strikingly original analysis of the rhetorical patters underlying Western linguistic thought, as exemplified in the works of John Locke, Jacques Derrida, Gottlob Frege, Jonathan Culler, Noam Chomsky, Ferdinand de Saussure, H. Paul Crice, Michael Dummet, Stanley Fish, Alfred Schutz, Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Harold Garfinkel, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822312499
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/30/1992
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
To Remedy the Abuse of Words
1On Addressing Understanding3
2On How We Ought to Understand27
Communicational Codes
3On Now We Naturally Understand49
4On What Understanding Must Be71
5On Knowing What We Understand95
Communicational Reasoning
6On Reaching an Understanding117
7On Understanding What to Do139
Communicational Practice
8On Believing We Understand157
9On Acting like We Understand186
10On Doing "Understanding"201
Denouement
11On Whether (We Believe) We Understand Each Other233
References259
Index263

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