A Perspective of Dialogical Engagement Between Self and Culture

Ranjan K. Panda


This paper is intended to discuss the dialogical relationship between the self
and the culture. Culture here is referred to as the other
of human self as it stands in the mode of a dialogical relationship with the
self. The self in its dialogical relationship with the
other develops meaningful relationship with regard to the values of
life. Accordingly self and the culture participate in intentional-dialogical
framework and thereby reveal a new dimension of reality and thus unify the
values of life in the realm of meaning and eventually open up new paths toward


philosophy; 20th century philosophy; Wittgenstein Ludwig; creative dialogue; intentionality; reflective consciousness; self-knowledge; cultural criticism; spiritual awakening

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