Language, Mind and Nature: Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Lockeby Rhodri Lewis
Pub. Date: 05/31/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Language, Mind and Nature is a 2007 text which fully reconstructs this artificial language movement. See more details below
Language, Mind and Nature is a 2007 text which fully reconstructs this artificial language movement.
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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