2 x 2 is more

Jan 8th, 2015 | By

Hans-Georg Gadamer defined the nature of the hermeneutic, understanding experience as the dialectics of question and answer. In our digital world of knowledge at a click this formula may appear more than self-evident. Do not we learn already at school that every question can and must have a definite, unequivocal answer? And isn’t it true

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It’s dialog time!

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

The first regular edition of Dialogical Humanities brings together contributions which are closely linked to our central aim: the establishment of dialogical humanities and social sciences, which take as their starting point the semantic and emblematic interaction between spaces, times and groups, rather than the characteristics of objects. One side of this interaction is always formed by the position from which is being viewed – so that we are always simultaneously involved (this is, in any case, inevitable) and at the same time have the distance of an observer. Such distance is possible despite all claims to the contrary …


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Jan 22nd, 2013 | By

The blog DIALOGICAL HUMANITIES concerns, as the title indicates, the humanities in general, but not as an invitation to complementary cooperation of disciplines, but as a call for a new stance, which should transform all humanities simultaneously.
The blog DIALOGICAL HUMANITIES is based on Mikhail Bakhtin’s dialogism, which lets us see cultural processes

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