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À propos de Koch & Oesterreicher. Une distance anthropologique

Abstract : A close examination of the now widely accepted model of communication proposed not long ago by P. Koch and W. Oesterreicher leads us, in our analysis, to contest to some extent a form of anthropological oversimplification. If it is possible to affirm, like Benveniste, that man is embodied in language as a phenomenon and in concrete languages, one can also say, from the point of view of Merleau-Ponty, that language and languages are intrinsic to man, and inseparable from him. We propose a criticism of what appears to be a mechanical formalism in the conception of verbal communication which does not take sufficiently into account the historical and cultural dimensions of language use; we will then —once again from the point of view a linguistic anthropology of the symbolic— examine the question of proximity and distance in the diversity of semio-linguistic exchanges.
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Jean-Marie Privat. À propos de Koch & Oesterreicher. Une distance anthropologique. Pratiques : linguistique, littérature, didactique, Centre de recherche sur les médiations (Crem) - Université de Lorraine 2019, oralité, littératie, 183-184, pp.[En ligne]. ⟨10.4000/pratiques.6921⟩. ⟨hal-03175523⟩

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