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The body in pain
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Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering. Elaine Scarry bases he...
Irony and sarcasm
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A biography of two troublesome words.Isn't it ironic? Or is it? Never mind, I'm just being sarcastic (or am I?). Irony and sarcasm are two of the most...

Killing in war
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Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a...
Assertion
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Sanford C. Goldberg presents a novel account of the speech act of assertion. He defends the view that this type of speech act is answerable to a const...

How Propaganda Works
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How propaganda undermines democracy and why we need to pay attentionOur democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media,...
Sprachtheorie und deutsche Grammatik
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Der russische Gelehrte Wladimir Admoni (1909-1993) wurde nach dem Erscheinen der ersten Auflage seines Buches ?Der deutsche Sprachbau&? im Ja...

The semantics of evaluativity
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This book focuses on the semantic phenomenon of evaluativity and its consequences across constructions. Evaluativity has traditionally been associated...
Coming home
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'Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.'? 'I was o...

The evolution of imagination
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Consider Miles Davis, horn held high, sculpting a powerful musical statement full of tonal patterns, inside jokes, and thrilling climactic phrases-all...
The happiness passport
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In Hayes' book ... she joins the dots between these differing beliefs to help us cultivate a richer shared vocabulary of happiness, and unravels the ...

Philosophy of language
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Playing a key role in our lives, as a vehicle for our thoughts and a powerful medium of communication, language is at the centre of philosophical inve...
When the word becomes flesh
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Virno's meditation on speech as an intrinsically political practice mediating between biological invariants and changing historical determinations.Ori...

The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon
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At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excell...

Die deeper into life
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The Penguin Modern Poets are succinct, collectible, lovingly-assembled guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry, from the UK, Ameri...
From the tree to the labyrinth
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The way we create and organize knowledge is the theme of From the Tree to the Labyrinth, a major achievement by one of the world's foremost thinkers o...

Marxism and the philosophy of language
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V. N. Volosinov's important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition of the En...
The language instinct
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'Dazzling... Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese... Words can hardly do justice to the superlati...

Analytic philosophy
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Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, ...
Kantian conceptual geography
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This is a work in Kantian conceptual geography. It explores issues in analytic epistemology, philosophy of language, and metaphysics in particular by ...

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