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Alexader Herzen

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Consilience or fragmentation in Translation Studies today?

Author Chesterman, A.
DOI 10.5922/2225-5346-2019-1-1
Pages 9-20
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Ключевые слова interdiscipline, consilience, fragmentation, explanation
Abstract (summary) Translation Studies has branched out into a heterogeneous interdiscipline during the past few decades. This development is not only the result of the emergence of different kinds of translation practices, research questions and new technologies, but also of different epistemo­logical and ontological assumptions about the object of study. Four major areas are outlined: linguistic, cultural, cognitive and sociological. Connections between them are briefly dis­cussed, but the main tendency has been one of fragmentation. Perhaps this does not matter?
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