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"Please, Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" : The Role of Argumentation in a Sociology of Academic

By Yves Gingras

Abstract

Academic debates are so frequent and omnipresent in most disciplines, particularly the social sciences and humanities, it seems obvious that disagreements are bound to occur. The aim of this paper is to show that whereas the agent who perceives his/her contribution as being misunderstood locates the origin of the communication problem on the side of the receiver who “misinterpret

Topics: sociologie, épistémologie, argumentation
Year: 2007
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