By François Cooren
What occurs whilst humans speak or discussion with one another? this can be the daunting query that this booklet proposes to deal with through ranging from a arguable speculation: What if human interactants weren't the single ones to be thought of, paraphrasing Austin (1962), as “doing issues with words”? that's, what if different “things” may be granted the prestige of brokers in a dialogical scenario? motion and enterprise in discussion: ardour, incarnation, and ventriloquism proposes to discover this certain speculation by way of mobilizing metaphorically the idea of ventriloquism. in keeping with this ventriloqual viewpoint, interactions are by no means basically neighborhood, yet dislocal, that's, they consistently mobilize figures (collectives, ideas, values, feelings, etc.) that incarnate themselves in people’s discussions. This hugely unique ebook, which develops the analytical, sensible and moral dimensions of any such theoretical positioning, might be of curiosity to verbal exchange students, linguists, sociologists, dialog analysts, administration and organizational students, in addition to philosophers attracted to language, motion and ethics.
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Additional info for Action and Agency in Dialogue: Passion, incarnation and ventriloquism (Dialogue Studies)
Intention comes from the Latin word intendere, which means to tend (tendere) toward (in-) something. If I tend toward fulfilling a specific outcome and if this outcome obtains, I will first tend to appropriate this outcome and then possibly all the actions that led to it. This explains why philosophers and scholars in general have always been tempted by reducing actions to intentional actions (Searle 1969, 1979, 1983). For them, a true action is an action that is aimed for by the person who performed it.
There are indeed typical or typified ways of conducting oneself as a police officer and protagonists at the scene of a car accident “for another next first time” (Garfinkel 2002), and it is precisely these ethnomethods, these iterable ways of doing things for another next first time, that we, as analysts and participants, can recognize here. Any event’s “haecceity” (its uniqueness, its whatness, its eventness, its indexicality) therefore is, by definition, contaminated or violated by its iterability, its uneventfullness, its repeatability, its replicability, that which makes it recognizable and assessable.
This transformation can exhibit reflexivity (as in “Jim is walking to the store” or “This computer is running”), transitivity (as in “Robert is building a house” or “This detergent kills bacteria”), or ditransitivity (as in “George is giving all his money to Harry” or “This website is providing us with information about what happened”) (Taylor & Van Every 2000). As we see in these series of illustrations, when we speak about action, we can focus on someone or something’s activity (walking, running) or on his/her/its performances (giving money to someone, killing bacteria).
Action and Agency in Dialogue: Passion, incarnation and ventriloquism (Dialogue Studies) by François Cooren