Proceeding from the assumption that ah analysis of narrative forms can shed new light on the ideological and epistemological implications of narrative, cultural narratology strives to cross the border between textual formalism and historical contextualism
, and to close the gaps between narratological bottom-up analysis and cultural top-down synthesis, putting the analytical toolkit developed by narratology to the service of context-sensitive interpretations of novels.
never posed itself the question of the structure of a non-propositional claim; in its yearning for an intelligible verbal artwork, it was content to run the risk, against its very best intentions, of transforming that artwork into prose.
This idea is further explicated by numerous theorists such as Ford's (1987) living systems theory, Brofenbrenner's (1979) ecological perspective on development, or Lerner's developmental contextualism
(Brandstadter & Lerner, 1999).
Social epistemology, contextualism
and the division of labour.
I discuss the extreme contextualism
of Felix Cohen, Roger
The root metaphor of contextualism
is the "purposive act," which assumes that behavior is goal directed and intentional in a pragmatic and functional way; however, no assumptions are made about teleological or ingrained purposes that govern functioning.
Even after Burns' eleven-page Foreword and four-page Introduction, some readers may find Panzaic Contextualism
unacceptable: it may seem too Lawrentian, or too Freudian, or too stark, or too much of a departure from accepted critical norms and practices.
Thus, I argue in this paper for a political economy approach to regional science and the environment, characterised by a commitment to both historical and geographical contextualism
Not nearly so sharp or sassy as his predecessor, Goldberger championed the "postmodernism" of the 1980s but otherwise paid Huxtable's same obeisances to preservation, contextualism
, and a Jacobsean urbanism.
can, however, go too far and become strict organicism, which claims that the only way to understand anything is to see it as part of the cosmic whole, understood as an organically integrated system.
will also surprise political theorists, who, since Plato, have generally agreed that everyone has a strong duty to obey the law.
When applied to rules promulgated under the Rules Enabling Act,(54) contextualism
makes no more or less sense than it does when applied to statutes; there is nothing internal to contextualism
to suggest that rules legislated by judges should be treated differently than rules legislated by elected officials.