Hermeneutics And The Human Sciences

Pub Date : 2016-07-08 | Author : Paul Ricoeur | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316565360
ISBN 13 : 131656536X

Collected and translated by John B. Thompson, this collection of essays by Paul Ricoeur includes many that had never appeared in English before the volume's publication in 1981. As..

Kant And The Platypus

Pub Date : 2000-11-09 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : HMH

ISBN 10 : 0547563787
ISBN 13 : 9780547563787

How do we know a cat is a cat . . . and why do we call it a cat? An “intriguing and often fascinating” look at words, perceptions, and the relationship between them (Newark Sta..

Essays On Language

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Wilhelm Freiherr von Humboldt | Publisher : Lang, Peter, Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

ISBN 10 : 3631500203
ISBN 13 : 9783631500200

This set of lectures on language delivered at the Berlin Academy between 1820 and 1829, will give the reader a comprehensive overview of Humboldt's conceptual development. Original..

Metonymy And Drama

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Jutka Dévényi | Publisher : Bucknell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0838753132
ISBN 13 : 9780838753132

Based on various models of metonymy, this book distinguishes metonymic drama structure from the metaphoric, symbolic, and allegorical. It applies Kristeva's theory of the "semiotic..

Weaving Truth

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Ann Bergren | Publisher : Harvard Univ Center for Hellenic

ISBN 10 : 0674023722
ISBN 13 : 9780674023727

"What if truth were a woman?" asked Nietzsche. In ancient Greek thought, truth in language has a special relation to the female by virtue of her pre-eminent art-form--the one Freud..

Essays On Art And Language

Pub Date : 2003-08-08 | Author : Charles Harrison | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 0262582414
ISBN 13 : 9780262582414

Critical and theoretical essays by a long-time participant in the Art & Language movement...