By Teun A. van Dijk
Such a lot of our wisdom is received through discourse, and our skill to supply and comprehend discourse is most unlikely with no the activation of huge quantities of data of the realm. either 'discourse' and 'knowledge' are primary ideas of the arts and social sciences, yet they can be handled individually. in accordance with a idea of typical wisdom, the booklet bargains with the cognitive tactics, social distribution, cultural ameliorations and the linguistic and discursive 'management' of data in interplay and communique in epistemic groups. the 1st publication to undertake a multidisciplinary method of learning the connection among the 2 suggestions, Discourse and information introduces the recent box of epistemic discourse research. utilizing quite a lot of examples to demonstrate the speculation, it's crucial analyzing for either scholars and teachers attracted to epistemology, linguistics, discourse research, cognitive and social psychology and the social sciences.