Language, Mind and Nature: Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Locke

Language, Mind and Nature: Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Locke

by Rhodri Lewis
     
 

Language, Mind and Nature is a 2007 text which fully reconstructs this artificial language movement.See more details below

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Language, Mind and Nature is a 2007 text which fully reconstructs this artificial language movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521874755
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2007
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #80
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Note on the text; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: the idol of the market; 2. Hartlibian beginnings; 3. From Oxford to the Royal Society; 4. Discursus: artificial languages, religion and the occult; 5. The Essay: Wilkins's 'Darling'; 6. After the Essay: reception, revision, frustration and failure; 7. Conclusion: from Pansophia to comprehension; List of manuscripts; Bibliography.

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