Traditions of Controversy

Traditions of Controversy

Book - 2007
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Controversies may be particularly prominent in one or another culture. Yet, there is hardly any culture where they do not exist. This book assumes that the practice of controversy, along with its theorization, constitutes - in each of the cultures and disciplines where it develops - a tradition. Whether there are enough shared elements in these traditions to consider them as, fundamentally, universal or not is something that can only be determined on the basis of a rich sample of controversies and theorizations thereof belonging to different traditions. This is what this volume provides to the.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Company, c2007
ISBN: 9789027218841
Characteristics: xvi, 309 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Dascal, Marcelo
Zhang, Hanliang


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