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Definition of Discursive
DiscursiveDiscursive Dis*cur"sive, a. [Cf. F. discursif. See
Discourse, and cf. Discoursive.]
1. Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide
field; roving; digressive; desultory. ``Discursive
notices.' --De Quincey.
The power he [Shakespeare] delights to show is not
intense, but discursive. --Hazlitt.
A man rather tacit than discursive. --Carlyle.
2. Reasoning; proceeding from one ground to another, as in
Reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive.
-- Dis*cur"sive*ly, adv. -- Dis*cur"sive*ness, n.
Meaning of Discursive from wikipedia
is an adjective
from the word discourse
and may refer specifically
complex, a methodological device
the statements, objects, or subjects
of the discourse. The term discursive formation identifies
and describes written
and spoken statements
- The word discursive
is closely related
to the word discourse, which refers
to "communication of ideas". In a society there
are competing discourses
- and abductive
drew a distinction between logical discursive reasoning
(reason proper), and intuitive
reasoning, in which
- Discursive psychology
(DP) is a form of discourse analysis
on psychological themes
in talk, text, and images. As a counter
- Discursive dilemma
or doctrinal paradox
is a paradox
in social choice
theory. The paradox
is that aggregating judgments
with majority voting
- Discursive deracialization
is a term used for the rhetorical removal
of 'race' from potentially racially motivated
arguments. Earlier known
of the Earth, The Borgias, The White Queen
and for his discursive Natural History
A Crowd. Oakes
was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire...
- Deliberative democracy
or discursive democracy
is a form of democracy
in which deliberation
to decision-making. It adopts elements
of both consensus...
of the systems
(epistemes) and of knowledge
formations) which follow rules
that operate beneath
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