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Definition of Discursive

Discursive
Discursive 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 reasoning; argumentative. Reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive. --Milton. -- Dis*cur"sive*ly, adv. -- Dis*cur"sive*ness, n.

Meaning of Discursive from wikipedia

- Discursive is an adjective from the word discourse and may refer specifically to: Discursive complex, a methodological device in psychoanalysis Discursive...
- structure and agency. Foucault applied what he called "discursive formation" (French: formation discursive), a term that conceptually describes the regular...
- and abductive reasoning. Aristotle drew a distinction between logical discursive reasoning (reason proper), and intuitive reasoning, in which the reasoning...
- The word discursive is closely related to the word discourse, which refers to "communication of ideas". In a society there are competing discourses (or...
- Discursive psychology (DP) is a form of discourse analysis that focuses on psychological themes in talk, text, and images. As a counter to mainstream psychology's...
- Discursive dilemma or doctrinal paradox is a paradox in social choice theory. The paradox is that aggregating judgments with majority voting can result...
- Discursive deracialization is a term used for the rhetorical removal of 'race' from potentially racially motivated arguments. Earlier known as "deracialization...
- critical psychology: discursive analysis, Marxist psychology and psychoanalysis, with a focus on questions of ideology and power. Discursive analysis appears...
- Foucault's premise is that systems of thought and knowledge ("epistemes" or "discursive formations") are governed by rules (beyond those of grammar and logic)...
- samadhi"); ekaggata (unification of awareness) free from vitarka-vicara ("discursive thought"); sampasadana ("inner tranquility"). Third jhāna: pīti drops...
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