A far-reaching philosophical investigation into the persistence and disappearance of speech, in individuals and in linguistic communities.
ISBN10 : 9781890951504 , ISBN13 : 1890951501
Page Number : 287
Dark Tongues constitutes a sustained exploration of a perplexing fact that has never received the attention it deserves. Wherever human beings share a language, they also strive to make from it someth
ISBN10 : 9781935408338 , ISBN13 : 193540833X
Page Number : 236
Homer recounts how, trapped inside a monster's cave with nothing but his wits, Ulysses once saved himself by twisting his name. Odysseus called himself Outis: "no one," "no man," or, to force a transl
ISBN10 : 1935408887 , ISBN13 : 9781935408888
Page Number : 336
An original, elegant, and far-reaching philosophical inquiry into what it means to feel alive.
ISBN10 : 9781890951764 , ISBN13 : 1890951765
Page Number : 386
An ancient tradition holds that Pythagoras discovered the secrets of harmony within a forge when he came across five men hammering with five hammers, producing a wondrous sound. Four of the five hamme
ISBN10 : 9781935408161 , ISBN13 : 193540816X
Page Number : 191
The philosophical genealogy of a remarkable antagonist: the pirate, the key to the contemporary paradigm of the universal foe.
ISBN10 : , ISBN13 : STANFORD:36105124131470
Page Number : 274
"A penetrating account of the long debate about the kind of public language appropriate for a democratic society. . . . Cmiel manages to do justice to both sides."--Christopher Lasch, author of "The C
ISBN10 : 9780520074859 , ISBN13 : 0520074858
Page Number : 351
Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed—a new deluxe trade paperback edition of the beloved stories. The stories of ?The Arabian Nights ?(and stories within stories, and stories
ISBN10 : 0393242404 , ISBN13 : 9780393242409
Page Number : 560
In a book that explores the phenomenon of stuttering from its practical and physical aspects to its historical profile to its existential implications, Shell, who has himself struggled with stuttering
ISBN10 : 9780674019379 , ISBN13 : 0674019377
Page Number : 341
This book is an edition, translation, and philosophical commentary on Hildegard of Bingen's 'Unknown Language' - a list of the things of her Twelfth-century world recast in words of her own creation.
ISBN10 : 0230610056 , ISBN13 : 9780230610057
Page Number : 246