Edward T. Hall Writing Styles in The Hidden Dimension

Edward T. Hall
This Study Guide consists of approximately 13 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Hidden Dimension.
This section contains 639 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hidden Dimension Study Guide

Perspective

Hall's perspective is obviously that of a scientific observer and researcher. In order to lend credibility to his concepts, hypotheses, and predictions, he must demonstrate that he has engaged in an organized, sequential and thorough analysis and evaluation of the research and studies of ethologists, sociologists, psychologists, and fellow anthropologists. The synthesis of all of this research and study becomes as objective as possible, and he achieves this third-person perspective very well. It is impossible, however, to be thoroughly objective when one is pressing for acceptance of psychological, sociological and anthropological theories and recommendations for man's future well-being. As a result, significant personal comment and subjective perspectives are sprinkled throughout the text, as Hall describes the dangerous paths he believes man to be currently traveling and implores Americans to make basic changes in their interactions with their environment and fellow humans. The reader thus gains insights into the...

(read more)

This section contains 639 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hidden Dimension Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Hidden Dimension from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook