Re: Personal Projects Analysis

manfred m straehle student of epistemology (shash501@CYBERNEX.NET)
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 09:58:26 -0500

It sounds like this is related to Lyotard's paralogy?

Any comments?

Manfred M. Straehle
Student of epistemology under previous supervising epistemologist
Jay S. Efran

At 08:57 AM 2/10/99 -0500, you wrote:
>> Travis Gee's comments incite me to enter the fray though I am not a
>> clinical psychologist. Isn't it possible that we confuse "sociality" and
>> "commonality"? How far is commonality necessary as a basis for sociality?
>I think commonality is necessary as a basis for sociality only insofar as
>both people have in common the ability to communicate in some way. Kelly's
>original notion was that one is engaging in sociality whether or not one is
>accurate in understanding another person's constructions. The process of
>simply trying to step into the other's shoes and see the world from their
>perspective is sociality, whether or not the two people have anything at
>all in common.
>Chad L. Hagans
>Department of Psychology
>University of Florida
>Gainesville, FL 32611-2250
>(352) 392-0601, x 414
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