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Published: 09 August 2018

244 Pages


ISBN: 9780198758655

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Bad Words

Philosophical Perspectives on Slurs

Edited by David Sosa

Engaging Philosophy

  • An eagerly awaited collective study of one of the hottest topics in philosophy and linguistics
  • Explores various kinds of derogatory and pejorative language, including racial and sexual slurs, obscenities, and taboo words
  • Brings together leading experts in the field
  • Will set the agenda for future work in the field
  • One of the launch volumes of the series Engaging Philosophy: a new forum for collective philosophical engagement with controversial issues in contemporary society

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