|Background: This term is examined here in two respects
a) In connection with the investigation of knowledge in situations Communication participants always have knowledge of the prerequisites of the interactions in which they are located. They have acquired this knowledge through experience in their environment. To the extent that it is not addressed but assumed in situations, it forms the background.
b) As far as linguistic expressions are influenced by cultural circumstances and past use, these influences are attributed to the background, in the sense that these influences are not addressed in a situation.
_____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |