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John Locke's Philosophy of Language by Simon Oswitch

John Locke's Philosophy of Language by Simon Oswitch

John Locke's Philosophy of Language  by Simon Oswitch I must confess, then, that, when I first began this Discourse of the Understanding, and a good while after, I had not the least thought that any consideration of words was at all necessary to it. But when, having passed over the original and composition of our ideas, I began to examine the extent and certainty of our knowledge, I found it had so near a connexion with words, that, unless their force and manner of signification were...

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Kierkegaard, Language and the Reality of God by Steven Shakespea

Kierkegaard, Language and the Reality of God by Steven Shakespea

Kierkegaard, Language and the Reality of God by Dr. Steven Shakespeare  Debate about the reality of God risks becoming an arid stalemate. An unbridgeable gulf seems to be fixed between realists, arguing that God exists independently of our language and beliefs, and anti-realists for whom God-language functions to express human spiritual ideals, with no reference to a reality external to the faith of the believer. Søren Kierkegaard has been enlisted as an ally by both sides of this...

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Strange Variations: The Role of Language in Plato's Thought

Strange Variations: The Role of Language in Plato's Thought

Strange Variations: The Role of Language in Plato's Thought  by Simon Oswitch "We may admit so much... knowledge of things is not to be derived from names... no discourse worth serious attention has ever been written in verse or prose." When Plato makes claims such as these but in other dialogues argues for the central importance of language and writing, what can he mean? How can he be understood? What does he truly mean? In this unique study, Simon P. Oswitch offers a...

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The Tao of Socrates by Stefan Schindler

The Tao of Socrates by Stefan Schindler

The Tao of Socrates Eastern Wisdom and The Birth of Western Philosophy  Stefan Schindler  This book argues that Socrates, Athenian citizen in Classical Greece, was a Taoist sage and Zen master. His life was a work of art, rooted in the art of detached engagement: Taoist Wu-wei and Buddhist Madhyamaka. Socrates was the offspring of a philosophic tradition stretching back a century and a half, spread across the eastern Mediterranean. Schindler introduces these Presocratic thinkers,...

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