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Universality and Uniqueness of Discourse

(Original title: Univerzalita a jedinečnosť diskurzu)
Filozofia, 51 (1996), 12, 830-834.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The polemic between classical cognitive science and postmodernism with regard to domain of discourse is in the focus of this paper. Some basic characteristics of the two approaches are outlined. Their origin and objectives, presuppositions, consequences in human sciences as well as in administration of society are discussed. In conclusion neither universality nor uniqueness of discourse but the complementarity of the two is stressed.

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