Distinguishing Reality from Discourse in Chinese: Historiography from a Point of View of Historical Semiotics

American Journal of Semiotics 23 (1/4):45-53 (2007)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural semiotics will systematically change the present-day academic compartmentalization, especially impacting the constitutionof historiography. Emphasizing the distinction between reality and discourse this paper suggests a new historiographic view based on documents-centrism rather than periodical division. Then historians can more reasonably reach historical truth in a hermeneutic term. Following a semiotic rereading of a modern Chinese historical school Gu-Shi-Bian, a more serious comparative historical theory will be established in the global humanities. This modern critical Chinese historiography will be instructive to the development of historical science in the world.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 74,594

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

On the Functions and Characters of the Style of Historical Tables.Jian-Xiong Shi - 2008 - Nankai University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 5:99-106.
On Construction of the System of Chinese Historiographical Subject.Qi-tai Chen - 2008 - Nankai University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 5:90-98.
Historicism and Historiography in Indonesia.Sue Nichterlein - 1974 - History and Theory 13 (3):253-272.

Analytics

Added to PP
2011-01-09

Downloads
32 (#362,246)

6 months
1 (#418,924)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references