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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Unworked and Unavowable: Community in The Awkward Age

J. Hillis Miller.

in Literature as Conduct

September 2005; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 30241 words.

This chapter analyzes the concept of community in Henry James's The Awkward Age using the speech act theory. It examines various models of community and explains how ...

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Normativity and Community

Allan Gibbard.

in Meaning and Normativity

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 11657 words.

We can explain how meaning might be normative in a way and yet dispositional by distinguishing properties from concepts. The concept of meaning is normative and non-naturalistic, whereas...

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Discussion Between Jacques Derrida, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, and Jean-Luc Nancy (2004)

Jacques Derrida.

in For Strasbourg

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 5862 words.

This chapter is the transcription of a discussion between Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe from June 2004 during Derrida's visit—his final visit—to Strasbourg....

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Sophistical Practice

Barbara Cassin.

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 0 pages.

Sophistics is the paradigm of a discourse that does things with words. It is not pure rhetoric, as Plato wants us to believe, but it provides an alternative to the philosophical mainstream....

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WHY (SOME) KNOWLEDGE IS THE PROPERTY OF A COMMUNITY AND POSSIBLY NONE OF ITS MEMBERS

Boaz Miller.

in The Philosophical Quarterly

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind. 10550 words.

Mainstream analytic epistemology regards knowledge as the property of individuals, rather than groups. Drawing on insights from the reality of knowledge production and dissemination in the...

Review: Punishment, Communication and Community

Nicola Lacey.

in Mind

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 0 words.

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Review: Community, Solidarity and Belonging: Levels of Community and Their Normative Significance

Richard Dagger.

in Mind

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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Calling, Addressing, and Appropriation

Luvell Anderson.

in Bad Words

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9256 words.

What explains the difference in black and non-black use of the n-word? In the mouths of black speakers the n-word can take on friendly, or at least benign significance. This chapter will be...

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Standards of Foreign Language Teaching The Five C’s

Denise Minor.

in On Being a Language Teacher

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 2989 words.

This chapter discusses the National Standards Collaborative Board’s standards for language instruction, called the Five C’s: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and...

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Factors Impacting Second Language Acquisition

Denise Minor.

in On Being a Language Teacher

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 5028 words.

This chapter first reviews the characteristics most commonly researched by linguists in order to understand the differences among language learners. These include age, aptitude and...

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The Captain of the Ship Classroom Management

Denise Minor.

in On Being a Language Teacher

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9647 words.

This chapter provides language teachers with pointers for classroom management and outlines a six-step intervention process for problem behavior that is beyond what is taught in typical...

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Derrida Enisled

J. Hillis Miller.

in For Derrida

July 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 14385 words.

This chapter proposes three hypotheses: (1) Heidegger defined the human being as Dasein, “being there.” It is suggested that the assumptions in a fiction or in a...

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The Problem of Logical Omniscience, II

Robert C. Stalnaker.

in Context and Content

April 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9838 words.

This second exploration of the problem of logical omniscience uses a simple abstract model of a community of knowers, developed by theoretical computer scientists, to help sharpen the...

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On the Butcher Block: A Panorama of Social Marking

Henry Sussman.

in Idylls of the Wanderer

July 2007; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 8270 words.

This chapter presents a commentary on the film The Butcher Boy directed by Neil Jordan. The film, based on a 1992 novel by Patrick McCabe, provides a fortuitous ...

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Assertion and the Declarative Mood

Mark Jary.

in The Oxford Handbook of Assertion

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9071 words.

This chapter argues that assertion is fundamentally linguistic, in that it is a practice that can exist only in a speech community that has a linguistic form specified for the performance...

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Assertion

Mitchell S. Green.

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 10981 words.

Assertion is here approached as a social practice developed through cultural evolution. This perspective will facilitate inquiry into questions concerning what role assertion plays in...

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Kripke’s Wittgenstein on Meaning

Allan Gibbard.

in Meaning and Normativity

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9390 words.

Chapter 2, one might complain, departs from Kripke’s “skeptical solution” and seems un-Wittgensteinian in spirit, but it accommodates the considerations that lead to Kripke’s paradox, with...

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Introduction

Gary Ostertag.

in Meanings and Other Things

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 17452 words.

The introduction begins with a brief history of Schiffer’s writings on meaning, with sections I.1 and I.2 structured around two related questions: (i) “In virtue of what does a speaker mean null...

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Heritage Language Learners

Denise Minor.

in On Being a Language Teacher

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 7040 words.

Heritage speakers are people raised in a home where one language is spoken, but who subsequently switch to another dominant language. The heritage language has surrounded such people since...

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Will Emerging Media Create a Collective Mind?

David Ramsay Steele.

in Philosophy of Emerging Media

November 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 7961 words.

Some have predicted that the Internet and direct brain-to-brain communication will bring into existence a collective human consciousness that will not eliminate separate individual...

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