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LINGUIST List 18.2198

Sat Jul 21 2007

Books: Philosophy of Lang: Coudert, Corse (Trsls), van Helmont

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        1.    Liesbeth Kanis, The Alphabet of Nature: Coudert, Corse (Trsls), van Helmont


Message 1: The Alphabet of Nature: Coudert, Corse (Trsls), van Helmont
Date: 20-Jul-2007
From: Liesbeth Kanis <kanisbrill.nl>
Subject: The Alphabet of Nature: Coudert, Corse (Trsls), van Helmont
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Title: The Alphabet of Nature
Subtitle: Translated with an introduction by A.P. Coudert & T. Corse
Series Title: Aries Book Series 3
Published: 2007
Publisher: Brill
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Book URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=18&pid=26094

Author: F. M. van Helmont
Translator: Allison P. Coudert
Translator: Taylor Corse
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004152304 Pages: 264 Price: Europe EURO 129.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004152304 Pages: 264 Price: U.S. $ 179.00
Abstract:

F. M van Helmont's Alphabet of Nature was one of many books published about
language in the early modern period. The "language debate," as it has come
to be called, was a topic of compelling interest to major figures such as
Reuchlin, Rabelais, Paracelsus, Agrippa, Postel, Boehme, Kircher, Hobbes,
Descartes, Comenius, Spinoza, Locke, Boyle, Newton, and Leibniz. At issue
were profound questions about whether language is natural or artificial,
ordained by God or created by man. The answers given entailed a web of
consequences that could lead to arrest, imprisonment, even execution. It is
therefore not surprising that van Helmont wrote his book while imprisoned
in the dungeons of the Roman Inquisition.

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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                            Philosophy of Language

Written In: English (eng )

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