Publication details [#1858]

Buddemeier, Heinz. 1973. Kommunikation als Verständigungshandlung: Sprachtheoretische Ansätze zu einer Theorie der Kommunikation. Athenäum. 209 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Person as a subject


An attempt to provide a definition of 'communication' oriented toward the process of interpersonal acts of understanding, instead of processes of information transition. From this perspective some recent trends in communication research are criticized: mathematical, sociological, but also linguistic and philosophical (Austin, Wunderlich, and Maas).