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Epilogue: Dramatic Platonism

Martin Puchner

in The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199730322
eISBN:
9780199852796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730322.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This last chapter outlines some theoretical consequences of dramatic Platonism for contemporary thought. It targets three thoughts evident today: corporealism, linguistic relativism, and cultural ... More


Humboldt, Worldview and Language

James Underhill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates the vigorous and inspiring linguistic philosophy of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Many English-speaking authors speak of a ‘Humboldtian tradition’ and associate Humboldt's name with ... More


What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Russell Daylight

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Between 1907 and 1911, Ferdinand de Saussure gave three series of lectures on the topic of general linguistics. After his death, these lecture notes were gathered together by his students and ... More


Considering a Source-Oriented Alternative

C.J.W. Baaij

in Legal Integration and Language Diversity: Rethinking Translation in EU Lawmaking

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190680787
eISBN:
9780190680817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680787.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Three arguments point toward source-oriented EU Translation as the preferred alternative to current EU Translation practices. First, an original quantitative study of case law of the Court of Justice ... More


Towards a Biblical Conception of Time

Mette Bundvad

in Time in the Book of Ecclesiastes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739708
eISBN:
9780191802652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739708.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 discusses the thinking on time in the Hebrew Bible on a general level, and in Qohelet specifically. The discussion centres on the alleged impossibility of expressing in biblical Hebrew the ... More


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