Narrative Dimensions Of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration Of The Work Of Merleau-ponty, Kierkegaard And Austin by S. MarsenNarrative Dimensions Of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration Of The Work Of Merleau-ponty, Kierkegaard And Austin by S. Marsen

Narrative Dimensions Of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration Of The Work Of Merleau-ponty…

byS. Marsen

Hardcover | October 10, 2006

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That knowledge about the world and self is imparted through narrative is widely accepted; the techniques used to construct this knowledge have received less attention. This book uses a semiotic methodology to analyze works by Merleau-Ponty, Kierkegaard and Austin, and explore how conceptualizations of reality are formed through narrative strategy.
SKY MARSEN is Lecturer in Language Studies and Acting Director of the Writing Programme in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has lectured internationally in various areas of text analysis and semiotics and has published scholarly research in writing strategy, p...
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Title:Narrative Dimensions Of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration Of The Work Of Merleau-ponty…Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:October 10, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230005322

ISBN - 13:9780230005327

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Preface Language, Knowledge and Reality The Narrative Framework Textual Dimensions and Narrator Roles The Meaning in Existence: Freedom through Action in Merleau-Ponty's World Presupposed Worlds The Return of the Hero: Embodied Identity in Kierkegaard's World The Winner's Game: Out and About in Austin's World Bibliography Index

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'Sky Marsen, a lecturer in language studies who has published on professional writing and communication studies, proves herself a strikingly broad-ranged scholar with the publication of this work.' - Robert Ó'Móchain, Discourse Studies