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Ree, Jonathan
The stunning debut of Jonathan Ree, the Simon Schama of philosophy. 'I See A Voice is a joy to read: bold, crisp in style, effortlessly erudite, slyly humorous, passionate and humane.' Roy Porter, Independent 'Ree writes with such clarity and elegance that his prose is a pleasure to read. His exploration of the world of the deaf demonstrates that their tragic deprivation of one sense illumines our understanding of the others. His study of sign language gives us unparalleled insight into the nature of spoken language! this book is not only a fascinating history of the belated correction of our misperceptions of the deaf, but a demonstration that philosophy really can advance our understanding of the world and ourselves.' Anthony Storr, Literary Review 'Some philosophers take difficulty and try to make it simple, but Ree takes what is apparently mundane and undeniably everyday and makes it hard and wonderful. Reading his book, I had to sit at a table, with a pen and notebook, jotting down things I had never thought about before -- asking myself how it was that I had lived with this commonsense all my life, yet never been in possession of its meanings! Ree treats philosophy the way Adam Phillips treats psychoanalysis: he scrutinises the everyday and the commonplace and charges them with significance. Psychoanalysis and the writings of Freud flood into his text, along with the poetry of Wordsworth, the writings of Proust, his own poignant memories of things past. The melancholy richness of his writing soaks up the culture of the late twentieth century: its emphasis on subjectivity and uncertainity; its sense of the individual; its receptivity to other forms; its confessionalism and belief in self scrutiny! in his passionate, fascinating philosophical history of language, deafness and the senses.' 399pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Flamingo, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0006550584
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Inventory #26089
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Butler,David M.
22pp.previous owner's signature fep. Slight mark to rear cover.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0950333522
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Inventory #23455
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Edited By Dunn, Walter T.
Accounts of visits to various industrial Works.344pp.18pp.ads.Various pull outs.Spine a little darkened.
The Institution of Junior Engineers, 1895, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29963
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Prezzolini, Giuseppe;Naldini, Maurizio
Dedication signed Luciano on ffep.144pp.Text in Italian.Front cover slightly marked.
Polistampa, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8883044568
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Inventory #26540
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Cooper,D.K.C. And Novitzky,D.
543pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792389093
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Inventory #15617
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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