Recent Submissions

  • Introduction to Special Number: Narrative Theory 

    Gerber, Leslie E. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
  • Rhetoric, Narrative, and the Rhetoric of Narratives: Exploring the Turns to Narrative in Recent thought and Discourses 

    Jones, L. Gregory (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    This investigation of narrative in a variety of disciplines offers more than a survey. If the current intense interest in narrative represents yet another example of Romantic subjectivity asserting its claims against ...
  • "Narratime": Postmodern Temporality and Narrative 

    Winders, James A. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    The default mode for too many historians is a discredited view of time. Uncomfortable with disciplinary uncertainty and distrustful of disorder, historians resort to linear chronology and a conception of a neutral temporal ...
  • Narrative and the Physical Sciences 

    Mackey, J. Linn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    A fable is presented that depicts a view of the situation of science in a postmodern world. This is followed by a brief account of how a foundationalist interpretation of scientific epistemology emerged. The attack on ...
  • The Academy and Social Change: What Are the Rules? 

    Clark, Mary E. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
  • Narrative and Social Science: Reclaiming the Existential 

    Reck, Gregory G. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    From the model developed by Malinowski, ethnographic writing has assumed a standard form. Implicit genre conventions include the unobtrusive presence of the ethnographer; the aim of representing "the native's point of ...
  • Narrative and Social Science: A Response to Gregory Reck 

    Nixon II, Howard L. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    While his appeal for open narratives arising from dialogic encounters between scientist and subject has much to commend it. Reck appears to be abandoning the search for causal explanation and useful generalization. Further, ...
  • The Virtues of Taking Time, Taking Time for the Virtues 

    Jones, L. Gregory (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
    The virtues are now of central concern to most ethicists. But confusions arise when important virtues like "justice" are discussed without reference to the narrative traditions (e.g., Christian or Libertarian) which give ...