On interpretation : meaning and inference in law, psychoanalysis, and literature /

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Author / Creator:Hogan, Patrick Colm.
Imprint:Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1996.
Description:x, 235 p.
Subject:Interpretation (Philosophy)
Meaning (Philosophy)
Law -- Philosophy.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Interpretation (Philosophy)
Law (Philosophical concept)
Literature -- Philosophy.
Meaning (Philosophy)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2348417
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ISBN:0820317241 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Objects and Methods
  • 1. Stipulation and Rational Inference: On the Ends and Means of Interpretation
  • 2. The Limits of Stipulation: On the Possibility of Nonintentional Meaning
  • 3. Legal Interpretation: Extension and Definition in the Legislature, the Community, and the Judiciary
  • 4. Psychoanalytic Interpretation: Ambiguity, Association, and Unconscious Intent
  • 5. Literary Interpretation: Suggestion, Relevance, and Structure in Aesthetical Intent
  • Afterword: A Note on the Ethics of Interpretation.