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Published: 22 August 2019

200 Pages


ISBN: 9780190053864

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Language Pangs

On Pain and the Origin of Language

Ilit Ferber

  • Provides a unique account of the phenomenology of pain, seeing language and pain as inextricably connected rather than separate
  • Includes a two-chapter exploration of Herder's Treatise on the Origin of Language, as well as a close reading of Heidegger's relatively unknown 1939 seminar on Herder's theory of language.

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