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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse...
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Rebecca Gowers
 
'Stuffed with entertaining detail ... Horrible Words is lively, provocative, witty and enlightening' The TimesNothing inflames the language purists like an illogical...
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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to ...
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Daniel Tammet
 
From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language, and what it can teach us about ourselves and...
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The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
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David Crystal
 
A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power We all know eloquence when we hear it. But what...
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Confabulations
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John Berger
 
'Language is a body, a living creature ... and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'. John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we...
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The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
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David Crystal
 
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Language and the Structure of...
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Kenneth L. Pearce
 
George Berkeley (1685-1753) was an Anglo-Irish bishop, considered among the great philosophers of early modern Europe. Pearce develops a new interpretation of Berkeley's philosophy which emphasizes the importance of Berkeley's...
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The Philosophical Imagination:...
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Richard Moran
 
The Philosophical Imagination is a collection of essays ranging over a wide range of philosophical themes: from the emotional engagement with fictions, to the functioning of metaphor in...
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Reflections on the Liar
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Bradley Armour-Garb
 
There are a number of people who do great work in philosophy who have said very little about the Liar paradox. The purpose of this volume is to afford those...
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Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics...
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Santiago Zabala
 
The state of emergency, thinkers such as Carl Schmidt, Walter Benjamin, and Giorgio Agamben have argued, is at the heart of any theory of politics. But today the...
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Dialectic of the Ladder: ...
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Ben Ware
 
Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922) remains one of the most enigmatic works of twentieth century thought. In this bold and original new study,...
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The Primitivist Theory of Truth
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Jamin Asay
 
Asay provides a fresh and daring perspective on the age-old question 'What is truth?'.
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Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and...
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Robert Greenleaf Brice
 
Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and Wide Fields of Thought considers how, where, and to what extent the thoughts and ideas found in Wittgenstein's On Certainty can ...
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Metaphor and Metaphilosophy:...
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Sarah A. Mattice
 
Sarah A. Mattice develops a comparative intervention in contemporary metaphilosophy. Drawing on resources from hermeneutics, cognitive linguistics, aesthetics, and Chinese philosophy, she explores how philosophical language is deeply intertwined with...
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The Monologic Imagination
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Matt Tomlinson; Julian Millie
 
The pioneering work of Bakhtin has led scholars to see all discourse as "dialogical." Contributors to this volume argue that something is overlooked with this focus. Many speakers, especially in...
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Proper Names: A Millian Account
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Stefano Predelli
 
Stefano Predelli defends a semantics of proper names which has simplicity and common sense in its favour: proper names are non-indexical devices of rigid and direct reference. He grounds...
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Consciousness and Meaning: Selected...
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Brian Loar; Katalin Balog; Stephanie...
 
One of the most important problems of modern philosophy concerns the place of subjectivity in a purely physical universe. Brian Loar was a major contributor to the discussion of this...
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