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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Since the last 20 years discourse analysis is considered as an effective and popular method. Initially it was described as a sub-set of linguistics and for semiotic of different texts but now it has broader social and political application. Therefore, today it is useful and able to examine the wider issues. Classical discourse analysis's scope is detailed analysis and explanation of the issues. The important question raised by the article is how the theory and method of discourse analysis can be used for a better understanding of the question of self and other in international relations? In other words the article wants to show the importance and usefulness of discourse analysis in understanding the question of self and other. The article also wants to examine the possibility of linking the two and show that different kind of discourse analysis and its potential ability for understanding identity. The underlying hypothesis and finding of the study is that discourse analysis is having an historical minutely and explorative look at issues, therefore, using this method is quite useful for understanding the concepts and new meanings of self and other.