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Andreas Glaeser

Hermeneutic Sociology

Spring 2010

Contact: SSRB: 401de


Office hours: Tu 12:45-1:15

One research paper of about 6000 words either applying hermeneutic techniques to some body of data or a theoretical paper. In either case the paper must systematically engage with the readings of this class.

Reading Schedule

1. Historical Beginnings
Vico, Giambattista. 1999 [1744]. New Science: Principles of the New Science Concerning the Common Nature of Nations. Translated by David Marsh. London: Penguin, book 1, section 2 “Elements”

Herder, Rousseau: On the Origins of Language. Chicago:

University of Chicago press. Herder

Dilthey, Wilhelm. 2002. The Formation of the Historical World in the Human Sciences. Collected Works, Volume III. Princeton: Princeton University Press. chapter 1, The Delimitation of the Human Sciences
2. Signs, Symbols, Meaning

    Peirce, Charles Sanders. 1998. The Essential Peirce: Selected Philosophical Writings. Volume 2. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 4-10 and 208-225

Saussure, Ferdinand. 1959 Course in General Linguistics. McGraw Hill. pp 6-17; 65-70; 101-121

Volosinov, V.N. 1973. Marxism and the Philosophy of Language. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. 17-41 and 65-83.
Gehlen, Arnold. 1988. Man. New York: Columbia University Press. Introduction

3. Expressions

    Freud, Sigmund Beyond the Pleasure Principle. New York: Norton. Sections 1-4

Latour, Bruno. 1999. Pandora's Hope. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, chapter 2, pp. 24-79.

    Geertz, Clifford. 1973. The Interpretation of Cultures. New York: Basic Books: chapter 15, “Deep Play” Notes on the Balinese Cockfight

    Simmel, Georg. 1971. On Individuality and Social Forms. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. chapter 19 “Fashion”

    Katz, Jack. 1999. How Emotions Work. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. chapter 1 “Pissed in LA

    Wolfgang Iser. 1993. The Fictive and the Imaginary. Charting Literary Anthropology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. chapter 1

4. Interpretation

    Iser, Wolfgang. The Act of Reading. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, selections, tba

Ricoeur, Paul. 1981. Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences: Essays on Language, Interpretation and Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapter 8 “The text as a Model”

5. Counting on Interpretation

Eco, Umberto. The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 3-43
Burke, Kenneth. 1969. A Rhetoric of Motives. Berkekely: University of California Press, pp. 19-
Burke, Kenneth, 1989. On Symbols and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, chapter 13 “Rhetorical Analysis”

    Baumann, Richard. “Verbal Art As Performance,” American Anthropoloist (JSTOR)

6. Narratives and Metaphors

White, Hayden. 1973. Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth Century Europe. pp. 1-42

    Ricoeur, Paul.

Bakhtin, Mikhail. 1986. “The Problem of Speech Genres” in same: Speech Genres and other Late Essays. Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 60-102
Ricoeur, Paul. 1981. Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences: Essays on Language, Interpretation and Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapter 11, “The Narrative Function”
Ortony, Andrew. 1993. Metaphor and Thought. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Whorf, Benjamin. 1956. Language, Thought and Reality. Cambridge: MIT Press.”The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language”

7. Speaking/Acting—Language Games

    Wittgenstein, Ludwig. 1953. Philosophical Investigations. Oxford Blackwell selections

8. Speech Act Theory

9. Institutions

    Glaeser, Andreas. in print. Political Epistemics: The Secret Police, the Opposition and the End of East German Socialism. Preface, Introduction


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