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Dialogues between Pitty and Huxley's Brave new chip and New World: from song to novel and from novel to song

Grant number: 11/23555-2
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2012
Effective date (End): February 28, 2014
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics - Philosophy of Language
Principal Investigator:Luciane de Paula
Grantee:Danyllo Ferreira Leite Basso
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (FCL-ASSIS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Assis. Assis , SP, Brazil


This project aims to analyze the works Brave New World, Huxley's novel, and Brave New Chip, Pitty's disk. The objectives focus on investigating genres of discourses - its peculiarities and dialogues; as well as reflect on the ideological sign, since the genres reflect and refract social values, in this case, in different times and spaces, which are similar in with respect to the subject of robotics. The importance of the proposed research focuses, indirectly, in thinking about social values, mediated by the discourses chosen as the object of the proposed study.The theoretical foundation of this research will focus on philosophical studies of the of Bakhtin Circle, specifically on the concepts of discourse, dialogue, ideological sign, subject, chronotope, ethics and aesthetics, genre and levels of activity, responsibility and responsiveness. (AU)

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