1st Edition

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Communication

Edited By Brent D. Ruben Copyright 2003
    182 Pages
    by Routledge

    173 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume brings together diverse and divergent essays on communication as viewed by outstanding scholars in various disciplines. The authors review the mainstream of each approach to communication, sketch the dimensions of that concern, and discuss the problems and potential for future progress.Contents: Lee Thayer, "Communication: Sine Qua Non of the Behavioral Sciences"; Hubert Frings, "Zoology"; Alfred G. Smith, "Anthropology"; Richard W. Budd, "General Semantics"; Brent D. Ruben, "General System Theory"; Joseph M.R. Del-gado, "Neurophysiology"; Herbert Blumer, "Symbolic Interaction"; and Peter L. Berger, "Sociology of Knowledge."

    Introduction; 1: Communication: Sine Qua Non of the Behavioral Sciences; 2: Zoology; 3: Anthropology; 4: General Semantics; 5: General System Theory; 6: Neurophysiology; 7: Symbolic Interaction; 8: Sociology of Knowledge


    Brent D. Ruben