Language Alone

Language Alone

The Critical Fetish of Modernity

eBook - 2002
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How did the concept of language come to dominate modern intellectual history? In Language Alone, Geoffrey Galt Harpham provides at once the most comprehensive survey and most telling critique of the pervasive role of language in modern thought. He shows how thinkers in such diverse fields as philosophy, psychoanalysis, anthropology, and literary theory have made progress by referring their most difficult theoretical problems to what they presumed were the facts of language. Through a provocative reassessment of major thinkers on the idea of language-Saussure, Wittgenstein, Derrida.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002
ISBN: 9781134734252
1134734255
9780415942195
0415942195
9780415942188
0415942187
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 261 pages)

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