Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Indexicality — In linguistics and in philosophy of language, an indexical behavior or utterance symbolically points to (or indicates ) some state of affairs. For example, I refers to whoever is speaking; now refers to the time at which that word is uttered; and …   Wikipedia

  • indexicality — noun The quality or state of being indexical See Also: indexically …   Wiktionary

  • ИНДЕКСАЛЬНОСТЬ — (indexicality) см. Индексальное выражение …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • ИНДЕКСНОСТЬ — (INDEXICALITY) Этнометодологи утверждают, что все действия и высказывания индивидов являются индексными, то есть их значение зависит от контекста, в котором они возникают. Это означает, что деятели обычно наделяют смыслом действия и высказывания… …   Социологический словарь

  • Deixis — In linguistics, deixis refers to the phenomenon wherein understanding the meaning of certain words and phrases in an utterance requires contextual information. Words are deictic if their semantic meaning is fixed but their denotational meaning… …   Wikipedia

  • Truth claim (photography) — The truth claim of photography is the term used by Tom Gunning to describe the prevalent belief that traditional photographs accurately depict reality. He states that the truth claim relies upon both the indexicality and visual accuracy of… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethnomethodology — What is ethnomethodologyEthnomethodology is a sociological discipline which studies the ways in which people make sense of their world, display this understanding to others, and produce the mutually shared social order in which they live. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Linguistic anthropology — is that branch of anthropology that brings linguistic methods to bear on anthropological problems, linking the analysis of semiotic and particularly linguistic forms and processes to the interpretation of sociocultural processes.Historical… …   Wikipedia

  • Empathy — is the capacity to recognize or understand another s state of mind or emotion. It is often characterized as the ability to put oneself into another s shoes , or to in some way experience the outlook or emotions of another being within oneself.It… …   Wikipedia

  • Rudolf Lingens — Rudolph Lingens is a fictional character often used by contemporary analytic philosophers when they need a hypothetical scenario which illustrates some feature of the indexicality of natural language. He was created by the logician Gottlob Frege… …   Wikipedia

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