Posits the origin of a specifically Chinese concept of “word-meaning,” and sheds new light on the linguistic ideas in early Chinese philosophical texts.
Examines four discourses by Kierkegaard, arguing that they play a critical and surprising role in his oeuvre and contribute to the philosophy of figural language.
A meditation on how religious language tries to limn the liminal, conceive the inconceivable, speak the unspeakable, and say the unsayable.
Provides a new perspective on important linguistic issues in philosophical and religious Daoism through the comparative lens of twentieth-century European philosophies of language.
Challenges the idea held by many prominent twentieth-century Sinologists that early China experienced a “language crisis. ”
Explores how violence structures language and the writing of literature and philosophy.
This important early Heidegger text sheds new light on his later focus on language.
Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.
The first English-language collection devoted to Hegel’s Philosophy of Subjective Spirit.
Rejects Levinas’s argument for the preeminence of ethics in philosophy.
Explores the use of language in Christian theology.
Offers a revised understanding of human subjectivity that avoids the extremes of both traditional humanism and cultural relativism.
Explores the influence of yoga in the seminal Indian philosophy of Bhartrhari and in the Western psychology of Freud, Jung, and the transpersonalists, providing unique insights into the differences between Eastern and Western concepts of human nature.
Explores the relationship between philosophy and politics in the work of Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Marx.
Explores the stable core of Wittgenstein's philosophy as developed from the Tractatus to the Philosophical Investigations.
Approaches recent innovations in argumentation theory from a primarily rhetorical perspective.
Gathers authors with different backgrounds and methods to advance feminist discussions of the relation between language and women's oppression, suggesting promising new directions for further research.
This interdisciplinary conversation discusses the nature of language.
This book critiques semiotic accounts of the nature of language and sets forth a dialogic alternative.
Scharfstein describes the extraordinary powers that have been attributed to language everywhere, and then looks at ineffability as it has appeared in the thought of the great philosophical cultures: India, ...