Listening, Thinking, Being Toward an Ethics of Attunement
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Although listening is central to human interaction, its importance is often ignored. In the rush to speak and be heard, it is easy to neglect listening and disregard its significance as a way of being with others and the world. Drawing upon insights from phenomenology, linguistics, philosophy of communication, and ethics, Listening, Thinking, Being is both an invitation and an intervention meant to turn much of what readers know, or think they know, about language, communication, and listening inside out. It is not about how to be a good listener or the numerous pitfalls that stem from the failure to listen. Rather, the purpose of the book is, first, to make readers aware of the value and…
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 9/2/2014
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall