FIL2206 – Thought, interpretation and communication
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Is a conversation a certain type of interaction between the participants? If so, what kind? Are the interpretation of the meaning of utterances and the taking of a position on the validity of the interpreted meaning two separate processes, or two inseparable sides of the same thing? Is rationality something that is ‘built into’ conversation, or something that is determined by characteristics of the participants?
The course aims mainly to give you a theoretical understanding of utterance interpretation, dialogue and communication, but is also open to ethical and political reflections.
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Formal prerequisite knowledgeNo obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
- 5 credits overlap with FIL1203
- 5 credits overlap with FIL2203
14 hours of seminar
An essay of approximately 10 pages
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