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Discourses of Knowledge

AuthorFrank Lewis
Title of item
Discourses of Knowledge
ed. John Danesh, Seena Fazel
Parent publication   Search for Values: Ethics in Bahá'í Thought
Publisher of this ed.
Los Angeles: Kalimat Press
Date of this edition 2004
Permission publisher
Posted 2017-08-22 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Many statements in the Writings are couched in terms of a particular discourse, or intellectual tradition, for their immediate audience. Understanding context can help evaluate whether any given statement is meant as factual truth or as metaphor.
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Tags Allegories and metaphors; Discourse (general); Ethics; Paris Talks (book); Philosophy; Promulgation of Universal Peace (book)
Cross-referencesSee also “First we speak of logical proofs': Discourse of knowledge in the Bahá'í writings (2001)].
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