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Synonyms for discursive

Synonyms for discursive

Synonyms for discursive

proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition


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(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

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But I doubt whether that requires disparaging intuition and discursive thought so thoroughly as Beets recommends.
Rishoi exhausts already tired postmodern phrases such as discursive formations and especially the verb valorize, which appears seventeen times in the book, more than once every ten pages.
In their study of the mutually reinforcing relationship between representative symbolism, gender and political power, The Symbolic Representation of Gender: A Discursive Approach, Emanuela Lombardo and Petra Meier (2014) interrogate the meaning and function of the symbolic representation of gender and its relationship for the reproduction of political authority and power.
Based on his dissertation research--itself part of a larger comparative project in the narrative study of religion at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands--the author offers a discursive analysis of twenty-four focus-group discussions (FGD's) with Muslim and Christian participants from the Central Javanese city of Surakarta.
However, the construction of (creditor )centre and (debtor-)periphery in multilevel political communication is likely to have delimitated the discursive space in which Eurozone crisis management could be imagined and contested.
Rokem exemplifies discursive practice in chapter 1 with Sophocles' drama Oedipus Tyrannus and Aristophanes' oration in the Symposium.
In this paper I propose that discursive activism is sometimes a response to discursive crisis.
As for this discursive space, it will suffice for you to know that, being extremely narrow, it tends constantly to shrink, and that I myself feel the same aber diese langen Mauern eilen so schnell aufeinanderzu .
Two of the most salient representatives of this generation, Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe (7), have concentrated on the study of the discursive representation of the power relations, mainly on the constitution, confrontation, destruction and restructuring of the dominant networks of power through the dynamics of the discursive placements, displacements and replacements.
In their introduction to Performing Maternity in Early Modern England, Kathryn Moncrief and Katherine McPherson argue that maternity was both a discursive concept and an embodied state in early modern England; as such, it was "a potent space for cultural conflict, a site of imagination and contest" (1).
Discursive data reveal a disconnect between social uses of the Internet outside of school and linear individual uses of the Internet for information access in school.
At the system level, we shall argue that recontextualization of social work in China enables different social forces to appropriate discursive resources from the international arena to further its own domestic agenda.
Allegedly, this form of meditation helps the mind overcome discursive thoughts in order to enter an enlightened state of consciousness.
The chapters are divided in a manner that reflect the discursive aspect of motherhood and the actual practice of mothering--the discourse/practice dichotomy that O'Reilly identifies.
In Cologne, which prides itself on having been the site of Kippenberger's social and discursive excesses, this amounts to fouling one's own nest.