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Published: 07 April 2011

364 Pages


ISBN: 9780199604814

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German Philosophy of Language

From Schlegel to Hegel and beyond

Michael N. Forster

  • Ground-breaking study in the history of ideas
  • Has radical implications for our understanding of the philosophy of language
  • Establishes the philosophical and linguistic legacy of J. G. Herder
  • Recovers intrinsically valuable ideas from a neglected strand of nineteenth-century German philosophy
  • Combines historical scrupulousness with philosophical rigour
  • Covers a range of interests beyond philosophy, including interpretation, genre, art, and linguistics