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Practices of dialogue, dialogues in practice, with their problems [r-libre/3025]

Létourneau, Alain; Boivin, Geneviève, & Bencherki, Nicolas (2023). Practices of dialogue, dialogues in practice, with their problems. Language and Dialogue, 13 (2), 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1075/ld.00144.let

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Abstract: This introduction to the Language and Dialogue special issue explores the multifaceted concepts of "dialogues in practice" and "practices of dialogue" across various academic disciplines, emphasizing their significance in linguistics, communication studies, anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and ethics. It discusses the diverse meanings of dialogue, ranging from information exchange to collective interaction. The normative aspect of dialogue is highlighted, stressing the importance of respectful interaction, acceptance of the other, and freedom of choice. Drawing on philosophical ideas, the text emphasizes learning and mutual understanding despite disagreements. It recognizes the creativity of dialogue in shaping values, identities, relationships, and knowledge. However, dialogue's fragility and potential threats are acknowledged. The text calls for a deeper understanding of dialogue's practical accomplishment, considering its productive and creative dimensions within various practices. The special issue's article aim to explore practices of dialogue to achieve desirable societal objectives.
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Depositor: Bencherki, Nicolas
Owner / Manager: Nicolas Bencherki
Deposited: 02 Aug 2023 15:37
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 15:37

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