Terminology Nov 25, 2017 4:48:37 GMT
Post by negin94 on Nov 25, 2017 4:48:37 GMT
Pragmatism; an ideology or proposition is true if it works satisfactorily, that the meaning of a proposition is to be found in the practical consequences of accepting it, and that unpractical ideas are to be rejected.
Hermeneutics; refers to the study of the interpretation of religious texts. Essentially, hermeneutics involves cultivating the ability to understand things from somebody else's point of view, and to appreciate the cultural and social forces that may have influenced their outlook
Discourse and discourse analysis; Discourse is a term used in semantics as in discourse analysis, but it also refers to a social conception of discourse. Discourse analysis is a general term for a number of approaches to analyzing written, spoken or signed language use.
Agency; the concept of free will, that our choices are not the product of causal chains, but are significantly free or undetermined.
Internalisation; to internalize something is to incorporate that something or a representation of that something into one's 'self', where the 'self' in question may take many forms, such as for example a person, an organization, or a society.
externalisation: externalization is an unconscious defense mechanism, where an individual "projects" his own internal characteristics onto the outside world, particularly onto other people.
objectivation; concept that is not merely constructed from social theories and norms, but from the individuals that create our society.
Verstehen; entering into the shoes of the other. Individuals are seen to create the world by organizing their own understanding of it and giving it meaning.
phenomenological: is related to understanding the way in which the world appears to us. is used to refer to subjective experiences or their study. The experiencing subject can be considered to be the person or self, for purposes of convenience.