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Pandora and Occam: On the Limits of Language and Literature (Advances in Semiotics Series)
     

Pandora and Occam: On the Limits of Language and Literature (Advances in Semiotics Series)

by Horst Ruthrof, Thomas A. Sebeok (Editor)
 

Evoking Pandora and Occam as metaphoric corner posts in an argument about language as discourse, Horst Ruthrof brings analytic philosophy to bear on issues of Continental philosophy, with attention to linguistic, semiological, and semiotic concerns. In Ruthrof’s analysis, Pandora and Occam illustrate the opposition between the suppressed rich materiality of

Overview

Evoking Pandora and Occam as metaphoric corner posts in an argument about language as discourse, Horst Ruthrof brings analytic philosophy to bear on issues of Continental philosophy, with attention to linguistic, semiological, and semiotic concerns. In Ruthrof’s analysis, Pandora and Occam illustrate the opposition between the suppressed rich materiality of culturally saturated discourse and the stark ideality of formal sign systems.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253349958
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
09/22/1992
Series:
Advances in Semiotics Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

HORST RUTHROF is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He is author of The Reader’s Construction of Narrative.

Indiana University Press

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