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A comprehensive introduction to the forms and various philosophical theories of communication, this volume is composed of three sections focusing on the production of culturally relevant communication, the interpretation of communicative messages, and the effects of communication on both speaker and listener. Each section draws on the work of key philosophersand#8212;from Foucault to Derrida to Habermasand#8212;and presents a detailed critical overview of the work in relation to the field of communication. Exhaustively researched, this book presents an up-to-date overview of thinking on communication theory in one inclusive volume.

About the Author

Claude Mangion is a senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Malta.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Saussure on the Structure of Communication

Chapter 2: Peirce on the Life of Signs

Chapter 3: Foucault on Discourse and Power

Chapter 4: Eco on Culture and Communication

Chapter 5: Derrida and the Deconstruction of Communication

Chapter 6: Gadamer on Communication as Hermeneutics

Chapter 7: Wittgenstein on Language as a Form of Life

Chapter 8: J.L. Austin and Speech Act Theory

Chapter 9: P. Grice and the Theory of Conversation

Chapter 10: Searle and the Intentionality of Speech Acts

Chapter 11: Habermas on Communication and Social Theory

Chapter 12: Halliday on Language and Social Semiotics

Conclusion

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841504292
Author:
Mangion, Claude
Publisher:
Intellect (UK)
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Intercultural Communications-General
Subject:
Social Science : General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 tables
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.3 in

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