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Morford, Mark
The philosophers of the Roman world were asking questions whose answers had practical effects on people's lives in antiquity, and which still influence our thinking to this day. In spite of being neglected in the modern era, this important age of philosophical thought is now undergoing a revival of interest. Mark Morford's lively survey makes these recent scholarly developments accessible to a wide audience, examining the writings and ideas of both famous and lesser known figures - from Cato the Censor in 155 BCE to Marcus Aurelius in 180 CE. Based around extensive and fully translated quotations from the philosophical texts of the era, full consideration is given throughout to historical, political and cultural context. 292pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415188520
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Inventory #24600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Hansen, Erik W.
The Synchronic Fallacy introduces a postmodern attitude into the science of language. In accordance with its own Critico-Philological Method the essay is a constructive critique of the transcendent foundationalism of modern synchronic linguistics. Without falling into nihilistic pitfalls of the postmodern mind's antifoundationalism, the author demonstrates both how the static essentialism of modern linguistics turns out to be a transcendent, metaphysical statement of only a section of the everyday language, and how the synchronicity of modern linguistics cannot deliver on its promises to produce empirically relevant and non-shortening descriptions of the dynamic existence of the everyday language. Rehabilitating the Erkenntnisswert of the non-transcendent use of the everyday language - a project with Glossematic, 'Hermeneutical' and 'Deconstructivist' overtones - the Synchronic Fallacy presents an argument against the modern synchronization of historical linguistics and demonstrates the possibility of constructing a historical theory through the introduction of the Existential Function of the everyday language as an implementation of man's temporally structured mind, our historical sense. The essay's critical analyses of the four conceptual pillars of modern, static linguistics -system, structure, state, synchrony - evolve a determination of the temporal-dynamic nature of structure/Structuralism so that the essay's view of our tradition's purported antinomy: 'structure and history', dovetails with the advanced view of language: language change is not to be seen or observed, but comprehended.
Odense University Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778385822
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Inventory #15537
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Countryman, L. William
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners creased. Inscribed by author on title page. 290pp
SCM Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 033400327X
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Inventory #26135
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.92 approx. - € 6.96 approx.)
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8 page illustrated folded promotional card for exhibition 15 febrraio - 6 marzo 1977.Text in Italian
Galleria Comanducci, 1977, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26561
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Metzger, Christine
GERMAN TEXT.Bavaria's third largest city is located at the confluence of three rivers and is surrounded by natural reserves and forests. Founded in 15BC, it is the second oldest settlement in Germany. The old town contains a variety of important buildings including the town hall and a series of churches that characterise the culture of the city. It includes twenty 360 panoramic photos which can be folded out to a length of over one metre.Top inch of spine slightly dented.
NZVP Books, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9783938446195
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Inventory #18643
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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