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The Ambiguity of Play

by Brian Sutton-Smith

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adolescents,
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Children,
  • Educational psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Developmental - General,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Education / General,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670538M
    ISBN 100674005813
    ISBN 109780674005815

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The Ambiguity of Play by Brian Sutton-Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

“The Ambiguity of Play is an extremely important contribution to theoretical discussions about play not only in the United States but around the world.

The book provides a platform for further theoretical reflection, interdisciplinary dialogue, and for critical examination The Ambiguity of Play book long-held beliefs about child development and by:   An excellent analysis of a range of ancient and modern rhetorics surrounding play.

Sutton-Smith introduces the concept of "ambiguity," but falls short of really using it in a theoretical construct along the lines of Pickering's "mangle" or Law's "mess." That's one example of a general timidity that mars an otherwise strong work.4/5.

“The Ambiguity of Play is an extremely important contribution to theoretical discussions about play not only in the United States but around the world.

The book provides a platform for further theoretical reflection, interdisciplinary dialogue, and for critical examination of long-held beliefs about child development and education.5/5(10).

The Ambiguity of Play - Ebook written by Brian Sutton-Smith. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take 3/5(1). The Ambiguity of Play is an extremely important contribution to theoretical discussions about play not only in the United States but around the world.

The book provides a platform for further theoretical reflection, interdisciplinary dialogue, and for critical examination of long-held beliefs about child development and : $ In The Fallacy of Understanding () and The Ambiguity of Change (), Edgar Levenson elaborated the many ways in which the psychoanalyst and the patient interact - unconsciously.

actions activities adaptive adults ambiguity animal play brain century chapter character chil child play childhood childlore children's folklore children's play cognitive complex concept conflict contests culture daydreams Decameron dreams Erving Goffman everyday example experience Fagen fantasy fate festivals flexibility forms of play frivolity function gambling games of.

Brian Sutton-Smith, a leading proponent of play theory, considers each possibility as it has been proposed, elaborated, and debated in disciplines from biology, psychology, and education to metaphysics, mathematics, and sociology.

Preface Acknowledgments Play and Ambiguity Rhetorics of Animal Progress Rhetorics of Child Play Rhetorics of Fate Rhetorics of Power Rhetorics of Identity Child Power and Identity Rhetorics of the Imaginary Child Phantasmagoria Rhetorics of Self Rhetorics of Frivolity Conclusion Bibliography.

The Ambiguity of Play is an extremely important contribution to theoretical discussions about play not only in the United States but around the world. The book provides a platform for further theoretical reflection, interdisciplinary dialogue, and for critical examination of long /5(10).

The Ambiguity of Play was written by Brian Sutton-Smith and published by Harvard University Press in As a leading play theorist, Sutton-Smith considers the possible meanings of play as they have been debated and described in a range of disciplines including education, biology, psychology, and n: The ambiguity of play.

[Brian Sutton-Smith] -- Sutton-Smith focuses on play theories rooted in seven distinct "rhetorics"--The ancient discourses of fate, power, communal identity, and frivolity and the modern discourses of progress, the. For de Beauvoir, the impulse to reject ambiguity is just as fundamental to the human condition as ambiguity itself.

This desire to reject ambiguity is a will for being, meaning an attempt to define oneself in terms of a single, unchanging essence, whether the soul or the body.(The soul, or inwardness, implies that ethics is about one’s intentions, motives, and principles, while the body, or.

The Ambiguity of Play av Brian Sutton-Smith. Häftad Engelska, Köp. Spara som favorit Skickas inom vardagar. Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner. Finns även som. Exercise Sheet Ambiguity Manfred Sailer Task 1: The following words have more than one meaning.

Provide definitions for two of the meanings of the words. For each meaning, give a clear example Size: 78KB. The ambiguity of play by Brian Sutton-Smith,Harvard University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: First published inSeven Types of Ambiguity has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism.

Revised twice since it first appeared, it has remained one of the most widely read and quoted works of literary analysis. Ambiguity, according to Empson, includesFile Size: KB. Brian Sutton-Smith: Play & AmbiguityFile Size: KB.

The Puzzle of Ambiguity This ambiguity, like that in (3), cannot naturally be attributed to the ambiguity of any one word, nor to distinct (surface) parses. chicken is ready to eat. There are ambiguous expressions that involve a combination of these types of ambiguity. For example, Chomsky’s classic example (5) involves a subject/objectFile Size: KB.

(ebook) Ambiguity of Play () from Dymocks online store. Every child knows what it means to play, but the rest of us. Ambiguity is a type of meaning in which a phrase, statement or resolution is not explicitly defined, making several interpretations plausible.A common aspect of ambiguity is is thus an attribute of any idea or statement whose intended meaning cannot be definitively resolved according to a rule or process with a finite number of steps.

(The ambi-part of the term reflects an.term ambiguity is used to describe a word, a phrase or a sentence with a multiple meanings.(Fromkin, Rodman, Hyams.

). There are two types of ambiguity syntactic and semantic ambiguities. Syntactic ambiguity is the phenomenon in which the same sequence of words has two or meanings due to different phrase structure Size: KB.

What we keep coming back to is a VUCA approach (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity). Historically speaking, VUCA is a concept that originated with students in the U.S. Army War College to describe the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity of the world post Cold War.

Today, the concept has renewed relevance as it characterizes the current state of the world and the.