The Resource Plato's Cratylus : The Comedy of Language, (electronic resource)

Plato's Cratylus : The Comedy of Language, (electronic resource)

Label
Plato's Cratylus : The Comedy of Language
Title
Plato's Cratylus
Title remainder
The Comedy of Language
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Plato's dialogue Cratylus focuses on being and human dependence on words, or the essential truths about the human condition. Arguing that comedy is an essential part of Plato's concept of language, S. Montgomery Ewegen asserts that understanding the comedic is key to an understanding of Plato's deeper philosophical intentions. Ewegen shows how Plato's view of language is bound to comedy through words and how, for Plato, philosophy has much in common with playfulness and the ridiculous. By tying words, language, and our often uneasy relationship with them to comedy, Ewegen frames a new readi
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
184
Index
no index present
LC call number
B367 .E94 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Continental Thought
Label
Plato's Cratylus : The Comedy of Language, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation; List of Textual Abbreviation; Introduction; 1 First Words; 2 Marking the Limits; 3 A Question of Inheritance; 4 The Nature of Nature; 5 Technological Language; 6 A Homeric Inheritance; 7 What Words Will; 8 The Tragedy of Cratylus; Conclusion: The Comedy of the Cratylus; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
ocn861082076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253010513
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.b29214397
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861082076
  • ebl0253010519

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