MAN, MACHINE AND THE COMMON ALGORITHM

Posted On Jul 27 2012 by

Language is a space in itself establishing a bridge between at least two other spaces, us and the other one. The paper focuses on the interaction between our outer reality and our inner reality through language and what processes are involved, on how outer objects (events, situations, etc.) become inner objects (representations, concepts, etc.). We narrowed our interest to the verbal tense forms and the most elusive quantitative dimension, time. Our approach establishes a bridge between the “machine” and us through a common algorithm of defining objects in time.


DEVELOPMENT OF MEANING IN SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS TRANSLATIONS INTO ROMANIAN

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Translation, as a way of understanding the world and human feelings, should not be analyzed separately, but should be contextualized as a social system. There is always a context in which the translation takes place, a time, a translator with a certain social and cultural background. Translation is both decontextualization and recontextualization since translation is productive more than it is reproductive. So through translation communication takes place, a cross-cultural communication between two sets of languages, two translators. Translation is a process which connects languages and what a better way to be connected than through poetry. Poetic translation is a difficult …


HERMENEUTICS. FROM INVESTIGATIO INTENTIO AUCTORIS TO INVESTIGATIO INTENTIO OPERIS

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Hermeneutics is the art/science of interpretation. In the act of communication there are two stages: the production of the discourse and the interpretation of the discourse. Is hermeneutics involved in any act of communication? Are there any differences between the interpretation of a written discourse (text) and the interpretation of an oral discourse? The purpose of this paper is to explore and comment upon two main approaches to hermeneutics: 1) hermeneutics aims at discovering the speaker’s/author’s communicative intention (investigatio intentio auctoris) – the discourse is interpreted in relation to its context of production; 2) hermeneutics aims at understanding the meaning …