Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences

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Index
Abduction ( Peirce), 19
Action: as caused by mental events, 136; as expression of existence, 142; as living narrative, 145; as understood by structuralists, 139; communal significance of, 144; as distinct from physical movement, 143
Adler, Alfred, 102-3
Aesthetics ( Kant), 138
Agar, Michael, 165
Allport, Gordon, 103
Analysis: causal, in history, 47; of data, 177
Anthropology: and life-history, 104
Apel, Karl-Otto, 38
Argument: as deductive conclusion, 51
Aristotle: and plot, 144-5
Aron, Raymond, 57
Atkinson, R.F., 172
Augustine: and time, 127-28
Bahnsen, J., 102
Bailey, Samuel, 102
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 95
Bal, Miecke, 91
Barthes, Roland, 14, 81, 82, 88-89
Bateson, Gregory, 25
Bellah, Robert, 177
Behaviorism: and cognitive science, 108
Benjamin, Walter, 90
Bergson, Henri, 128
Brooks, Peter, 179
Braudel, Fernand, 57
Bremond, Claude, 86-87
Brown, Jason, 3
Bruner, Jerome, 17, 105
Campbell, Joseph, 77
Carlson, R., 104
Carr, David, 68, 150
Case history: psychoanalytic, 181
Categorical Imperative ( Kant), 138
Causality: and historical narrative, 76; as law in history, 46
Cause: as constant antecedent, 173; as submission under law, 47
Character: experienced as self ( Martin), 90; in narrative ( Barthes), 89
Characterology, 102
Chomsky, Noam, 20, 81, 108, 140
Chronicle, 61
Chronos/kairos distinction, 79
Communication model ( Jacobson), 33-34, 94, 96
Configurational comprehension ( Mink), 52-53
Constant antecedent, 173
Crites, Stephen, 106
Culler, Jonathan, 90-92
Danto, Arthur, 50
Data: linguistic, 7; as past facts, 175
Deductive-nomological model: defined, 44; in historical explanation, 44-47
Depth hermeneutics ( Freeman), 117
Decartes, René, 24, 148
Description: in narrative research, 161-62
Development: adult, 114; life-span, 105, 114-16
Diagnosis: using narrative types, 168
Dilthey, Wilhelm, 38-39, 41, 42
Discourse: centrifugal/centripetal distinction, 75; coherence of, 35; communication model of, 33; definition of, 31; forms of, 31; as form of narration, 90-91; historical, 57; and narrative meaning, 32; narrative vs. paradigmatic, 59-60; scientific, 58
Drama ( Frye), 74
Dray, William, 47
Droysen, Johann, 38
Eagle, Morris, 180

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Table of contents

  • Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences *
  • To My Parents, Elmer and Marge *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter I - Introduction 1
  • Chapter II - Narrative Expression 13
  • Chapter III - History and Narrative 37
  • Chapter IV - Literature and Narrative 71
  • Chapter V - Psychology and Narrative 101
  • Chapter VI - Human Existence and Narrative 125
  • Chapter VII - Practice and Narrative 157
  • Notes 185
  • References 215
  • Index 229
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