Ideas Words and Things

The Logical Discourse : Signs , Ideas , Things The The problematics of the relationship between word and thing ( signifier - signified ) , or , word : idea : thing was not posited in modern times . Pierre Abélard had in the beginning of ...

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Arbitrary Power
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: William Keach
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-28 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This book explores previously unexamined links between the arbitrary as articulated in linguistic theories on the one hand, and in political discourse about power on the other. In particular, Willam Keach shows how Enlightenment conceptions of the arbitrary were contested and extended in British Romantic writing. In doing so, he
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Jonathan David Gross
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Byron: The Erotic Liberal explores the relationship between Byron's erotic life and his political commitments, placing his poetry in the context of the work of other aristocratic liberals such as Madame de Stael.
Blood Meridian
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Cormac McCarthy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-11 - Publisher: Vintage

"The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and Faulkner," writes esteemed literary scholar Harold Bloom in his Introduction to the Modern Library edition. "I venture that no other living American novelist,
Byron’s Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Peter Cochran
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-25 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Byron’s dubious status as a sex object, and his even more dubious status as a political icon, serves to disguise the fact that he is one of the greatest of all English poets, with a European reputation second only to Shakespeare. The fact that writers such as Goethe and Pushkin
A Walk in the Landscape of Language
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Simon Young
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-12 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The works of Heidegger are perhaps the most influential in contemporary philosophy, yet they are not only least readily understood, but even what ‘understanding’ means in this context is usually overlooked. This book addresses Heidegger’s dense prose seeking an understanding of ‘language’ which leads to a journey that allows the