The Interpretation Of Cultures Text Only

Author: Clifford Geertz
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008219478
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'One of the most articulate cultural anthropologists of this generation. Geertz has consistently attempted to clarify the meaning of 'culture' and to relate that concept to the actual behavior of individuals and groups.

Local Knowledge Text Only

Author: Clifford Geertz
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008219451
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The noted cultural anthropologist and author of 'The Interpretation of Cultures' deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of 'local knowledge.'

Recovery Of The Measure

Author: Robert C. Neville
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791400999
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On an elementary level, hermeneutics sought to interpret the meaning of a
particular passage in light of the whole text, ... includes both organism and
environment, hermeneutics takes interpretation to be of a text only as in a cultural
context.

Marxism And The Interpretation Of Culture

Author: Cary Nelson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252014017
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Marxism has to recover a critical relationship to culture if it is not to surrender all
claims to history and responsibility. ... on interpretive theories— Russian
formalism, Bakhtin's work, theories of the "open" text, deconstructionism— which,
in one way or another, belong to modernism itself. ... We need only think of such
pioneering Marxist work in the field of modern art as that of Benjamin and Adorno
, and the ...

Empty Words

Author: Jay L. Garfield
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195146727
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It follows that the fact that in some Asian cultures philosophical and specifically
religious practice remain more closely bound than they ... Only the horizon of a
text can determine the meaning of any part thereof; only the totality of the
meanings ...

Images Of Thought

Author: Jorge J. E. Gracia
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791493857
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Interpreters need only be interested in what a text tells them and not in anything
surrounding its history, including the identity of the author or the audience of the
text at the time of ... A fourth factor involved in the interpretation of texts is culture.

Communication Culture And Confrontation

Author: Bernard Bel
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132104862
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of other texts may be there; anyway, if such other text appears, it can be
suppressed, erased or misinterpreted. While dealing with the ... consumer of the
text. In between texts and their interpretation, the veracity of the text only exists
with the ...

Asian Theology On The Way

Author: Peniel Rajkumar
Publisher: SPCK
ISBN: 0281066728
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understanding the historical background and constructing the meaning of the
biblical text accordingly. ... Some peculiar usages of language and cultural
characteristics are incorporated only as illustrations and for the purpose of
effectively ...

Interpreting Culture

Author: Joseph D. Lewandowski
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803229396
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Returning to Ricoeur, Geertz suggests that it is not truth but the art of guessing at
meaning that governs cultural ... of texts (better guesses) must be distinguishable
from bad readings of texts (worse guesses), yet the only criterion for such a ...

The Meaning Of The Letter Of Aristeas

Author: Ekaterina Matusova
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 3647540439
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At the same time the interpretation proposed necessarily casts new light on the
thesis of cultural emulation of Homer ... of Homer were also deeply concerned
with the meaning of Homeric texts that they edited, in order to make them not only
as ...