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When the word becomes flesh
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This title provides a compelling contribution to the understanding of language and its relation to human nature and social relationships. Adopting Aristotle's definition of the human being as a linguistic and political animal, Paolo Virno frames the act of speech as a foundational philosophical issue - an act that in its purely performative essence
The authority of law
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This classic collection of essays, first published in 1979, has had an enduring influence on philosophical work on the nature of law and its relation ...

Foucault
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Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Born in 1926 in France, over the course of his life he dabbled in drugs, poli...
Seriously funny
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'I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.'The most quotable writ...

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...
Wittgenstein
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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was an extraordinarily original philospher, whose influence on twentieth-century thinking goes well beyond philosophy ...

Handbook of color psychology
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We perceive color everywhere and on everything that we encounter in daily life. Color science has progressed to the point where a great deal is known ...
The language instinct
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Aimed at the popular science market, this account of the origins and nature of language is entertaining and intellectually stimulating.

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 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...

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...
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...

Philosophy of language
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In this book one of the world's foremost philosophers of language presents his unifying vision of the field--its principal achievements, its most pres...
Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky is well known as a linguist and political thinker, but less well known as a philosopher. In this work, McGilvray explains Noam Chomsky's rationalist view of human nature.

Language and music as cognitive systems
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The past 15 years have witnessed an increasing interest in the comparative study of language and music as cognitive systems. This book presents an interdisciplinary study of language and music, exploring the following core areas - structural comparisons, evolution, learning and processing, and neuroscience.
Naming and necessity
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a Naming and Necessitya has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity.

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...
Dissemination
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First published in 1972, Dissemination contains three of Derrida's most central and seminal works: 'Plato's Pharmacy', 'The Double Session' and 'Disse...