The hermeneutic circle: a key to critical reading
When practising critical reading, it is crucial to be aware of the context of the text.
Before reading a text, ask :
It is not practical to go through this process every time you read, but keeping these questions in mind will help you to understand the text.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
They require an ability to be able to understand two or more languages and accurately express the content and information in the other language.
Translations need not be binary, but sho...
Translation and interpretation work well if it is the native language of the translators and it is essential to recognize the cultures of both the source and target languages, in order to fully adopt the content.
While both translation and interpretation have the same purpose: making the information or content accessible in another language, there is one major difference.
Translation is done in a written format, while interpretation is oral. Translators, therefore, are excellent writers, while interpreters have great communication skills.
The basic rules that we need to apply:
Hanlon’s razor is a potent mental model which can be used in any situation where our first instinct is a negative assumption. Any wrong hypothesis related to the bad intentions of others is counterproductive and can play havoc in our lives.
The meaning of life generally means the relevance, significance or value of the same.
The quest for meaning is not a simple one, but a rabbit’s hole of further queries, ma...
The question of meaning can be applied both to the individual (Terrestrial) and the world (Cosmic).