Tradition as truth and communication : a cognitive description of traditional discourse (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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Tradition as truth and communication : a cognitive description of traditional discourse

Author: Pascal Boyer
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Series: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 68.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tradition as Truth and Communication deals particularly with oral communication and focuses on the privileged role of licensed speakers and the ritual contexts in which certain aspects of tradition  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Boyer
ISBN: 0521374170 9780521374170 0521024668 9780521024662
OCLC Number: 19623622
Description: ix, 143 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Conserved world-views or salient memories? --
2. How to think with 'empty' notions --
3. Criteria of truth --
4. Customised speech (I): truth without intentions --
5. Customised speech (II): truth without meaning --
6. Customised persons: initiation, competence and position --
7. Conclusions and programme.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 68.
Responsibility: Pascal Boyer.
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