List of issues volume 29 2018 volume 28 2017 volume 27 2016 volume 26 2015 volume 25 2014 volume 24 2013 volume 23 2012 volume 22 2011 volume 21 2010 volume 20 2009 volume 19 2008 volume 18 2007 volume 17 2006 volume 16 2005 volume 15 2004 volume 14 2003 volume 13. Literary theory and the formal practice of literary interpretation runs a parallel but less well known course with the history of philosophy and is evident in the historical record at least as far back as plato the cratylus contains a plato's meditation on the relationship of words and the things to which they refer plato's skepticism. This article illuminates an important, ongoing debate between “textualist” and “ purposivist” theories of statutory interpretation by identify- ing three separate stages of the interpretive process at which textualists, as much as purposivists, need to make value judgments the article's analysis, which reveals previously. This series embraces works that examine a wide range of narrative theories and their applications to fictional and nonfictional texts inquiries should be directed to kristen elias rowley at the ohio state university press explore more if you are interested in exploring additional on-line resources for the study of narrative, the. A theory of constitutional interpretation any such theory of interpretation, however, must accommodate itself to the role of judicial review within american democracy when a court sets aside a statute as unconstitutional, it in essence deems the statute invalid in the name of the constitution courts have. This entry in the legal theory lexicon provides a basic introduction to theories of statutory interpretation and construction with an emphasis on the three most basic approaches to statutory interpretation (textualism, intentionalism, and purposivism) as always, the lexicon is aimed at law students with an. When this hypothesis is adopted, ie, when a 'conceptuality interpretation' about the deep nature of physical entities is taken seriously, many of the interpretational difficulties disappear and our physical world is back making sense, though our view of it becomes radically different from what our classical. An introduction to some central concepts in literary hermeneutics and interpretive theory (interpretation, understanding, criticism, evaluation, meaning, etc), and to the semiotic groundings of hermeneutics this is followed by an overview of the main approaches in classical hermeneutics, from greek philosophers and.
Interpretive theories: dworkin, sunstein, and ely abstract interpretive theory about the nature of law is the view that 'legal rights and duties are determined by the scheme of principle that provides the best justification of certain political practices of a community: a scheme identifiable through an interpretation of the practices. So i have no new theory of constitutional interpretation to lay before you nor shall i utilize this occasion to tech up the natural law theory of interpretation in various ways rather, i shall seek to provide a new reason for judges to adopt such a theory of interpretation with regard to the united states constitution more. Given the unique composition of the emci consortium, spanning different research traditions in interpreting, the emci working group on distance learning decided to put together a series of distance learning modules under the general heading of theory of interpretation the module sequence represents. This article is brought to you for free and open access by the journals at osgoode digital commons it has been accepted for inclusion in osgoode hall law journal by an authorized editor of osgoode digital commons citation information hogg, peter w the charter of rights and american theories of interpretation.
In model theory, interpretation of a structure m in another structure n is a technical notion that approximates the idea of representing m inside n for example every reduct or definitional expansion of a structure n has an interpretation in n many model-theoretic properties are preserved under interpretability for example if. We describe a mechanism for theory interpretations in pvs the mechanization makes it possible to show that one collection of theories is correctly interpreted by another col- lection of theories under a user-specified interpretation for the uninterpreted types and con- stants a theory instance is generated and imported,. “hi, i'm rachel i'm an art history major with an interpretation theory minor,” says rachel “what is interpretation theory” says literally everyone, ever my answer is vague but true: interpretation theory studies all the theories related to all modes of interpretation but don't worry, i'll explain further it studies.
Manifest content is made up of the actual images, thoughts, and content contained within the dream while the latent content represents the hidden psychological meaning of the dream freud's theory contributed to the popularity of dream interpretation, which remains popular today however, research has. The program in interpretation theory provides swarthmore college students and faculty with an interdisciplinary forum for exploring the nature and politics of representation reaching widely across the disciplines, work done in the minor reflects a long-standing drive to cultivate self-consciousness in the use of a significant. Hermeneutics is the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts modern hermeneutics includes both verbal and non-verbal communication as well as semiotics, presuppositions, and pre-understandings hermeneutics has been broadly. Exploring the constitution theories of constitutional interpretation introduction what are appropriate sources of authority to guide interpretation of the constitution and what relative weight should be assigned to the various appropriate sources there are five basic sources that have guided interpretation of the.
Iii the politics of theories of interpretation e d hirsch, jr all interpretations originate in politics, which is to say, in values as in other human affairs, we choose one activity over another because we have values or habits which could be termed, in the broadest sense political scientific interpretations are no exception.
Theories and interpretation of the constitution act, 1867 claude bélanger, department of history, marianopolis college the courts have followed a certain number of principles in interpreting the constitution act and other statutes these are: 1) the meaning of a statute is primarily to be obtained from the. First examine the historical basis for theories of constitutional interpretation, and will consider two schools of originalism—“original intent” and “original meaning” —along with criticism of those schools the report will then consider the role of judicial precedent and pragmatism in constitutional interpretation. Sometimes, although rarely, the words of the constitution appear to speak for themselves in such circumstances the constitution does not seem to require interpretation article i, section 3, clause 1 of the constitution, for example, states that the senate of the united states shall be composed of two senators from each.