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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...
- among the statements, objects, or subjects of the discourse. The term discursive formation identifies and describes written and spoken statements with...
- The word discursive is closely related to the word discourse, which refers to "communication of ideas". In a society there are competing discourses (or...
- and abductive reasoning. Aristotle drew a distinction between logical discursive reasoning (reason proper), and intuitive reasoning, in which the reasoning...
- 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...
- Pillars of the Earth, The Borgias, The White Queen and Victoria and for his discursive Natural History podcast, Trees A Crowd. Oakes was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire...
- Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to decision-making. It adopts elements of both consensus...
- historiography of the systems of thought (epistemes) and of knowledge (discursive formations) which follow rules that operate beneath the consciousness...
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