Uncertainty And Communication: New Theoretical Investigations by Colin B. GrantUncertainty And Communication: New Theoretical Investigations by Colin B. Grant

Uncertainty And Communication: New Theoretical Investigations

byColin B. Grant

Hardcover | July 25, 2007

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Sharing a commitment to the theory of communication to Habermas' Theory of Communicative Action , Grant here issues a range of challenges to it. He critiques theories of dialogism and intersubjectivity, proposes a rethinking of the communicating subject in society and explores the new contingencies of culture and media in today's world.
COLIN B. GRANT is Professor of Communication Studies and Head of School, Department of Culture and Communication at the University of Surrey, UK. He is Chair, Philosophy of Communication Section, European Communication Research and Education Association. His publications includeLiterary Communication From Consensus to Rupture,Functions...
Title:Uncertainty And Communication: New Theoretical InvestigationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:205 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:July 25, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517625

ISBN - 13:9780230517622

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Why Communication is Not as Certain as We Might Think Intersubjectivity, Dialogue and the Limits of Sharedness The Limited Reach of Universal Pragmatics The Limited Reach of Communication Systems Uncertainty and Social Communication Theory The Communicating Subject Radical Translation and Interpretation Across Ideologies and Cultures New Communication Uncertainties and Mediapolitics Notes Bibliography Index