Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication (1st New edition)

Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication (1st New edition)

By: Jason Hannan (editor), John Durham Peters (contributor), Richard J. Bernstein (foreword_author)Hardback

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"Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication" is the first book to draw systematic attention to the theme of communication in twentieth-century academic philosophy. It covers a broad range of philosophical perspectives on communication, including those from analytic philosophy, pragmatism, critical theory, phenomenology, hermeneutics, feminism, psychoanalysis, systems theory, and more. What emerges is a vital, long-neglected story about the theme of communication in late modern academic philosophy. Each chapter features a profile of a particular philosophical figure, with a brief intellectual biography, an overview of that figure's contribution to communication theory, and a critical assessment of the significance of that contribution. The clear and accessible organization of the volume makes it ideal for courses in both philosophy and communication studies.

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Jason Hannan completed his PhD in communication studies at Carleton University. He is currently a visiting scholar in the Program in Rhetoric and Public Culture at Northwestern University.


Contents: Jason Hannan: Hannah Arendt: Public Action, Sociality, and Permanence in the World - Stuart Poyntz: Seyla Benhabib: Foundations for Critical Communication Theory and Praxis - Andrew R. Smith: Richard J. Bernstein: Engaged Pluralist and Dialogical Exemplar - Vincent Colapietro: Robert Brandom: Inference and Meaning - Kevin Scharp: Martin Buber: Bearing Witness to an Experience - Rob Anderson/Kenneth N. Cissna: Ernst Cassirer: Communication, Rhetoric, and Symbolic Form - Thomas A. Discenna: Donald Davidson: The Interpretational Constitution of Meaning - Eli Dresner: Gilles Deleuze: Communicating Sense - Alexander Kozin: Daniel C. Dennett: Communication, Evolution, and Self - David L. Thompson: Hans-Georg Gadamer: Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Interplay of Understanding and Meaning - Ronald C. Arnett: Sandra Harding: The Less False Accounts of Feminist Standpoint Epistemology - Linda Steiner: William James: Among the Machines - Chris Russill: Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalysis With(in) Communication - Christian Lundberg: Emmanuel Levinas: Contact and Interruption - Amit Pinchevski: Niklas Luhmann: Society as a System of Communication - Hans-Georg Moeller: Alasdair MacIntyre: Tradition and Disagreement - Jason Hannan: Charles S. Peirce: Signs of Inquiry - Mats Bergman: Paul Ricoeur: A Philosophy of Communicative Praxis - Fadoua Loudiy: Ludwig Wittgenstein: From Language to Forms of Life.

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  • publication date: 13/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781433116469
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 519
  • ID: 9781433116469
  • weight: 870
  • ISBN10: 1433116464
  • edition: 1st New edition

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