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Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs

A Study of Sematology

By Jürgen Trabant

Foreword by Donald P. Verene

Translated by Sean Ward

Routledge – 2003 – 176 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

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Description

Jürgen Trabant reads the profound insights into human semiosis contained in Vico's 'sematology' as both a spirited rejection of Cartesian philosophy and an early critique of enlightened logocentricism. Sean Ward's translation makes this work available to an English-reading audience for the first time.

Author Bio

Jürgen Trabant is professor of French and Italian linguistics at the Free University Berlin. His main fields of research are the history of linguistics and language philosophy, semiotics, especially semiotics of literature and language politics. Sean Ward is a writer and translator. He lives in Arlington, Virginia and is co-editor, with Jürgen Trabant, of New Essays on the Origin of Language (2001).

Name: Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs: A Study of Sematology (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jürgen TrabantForeword by Donald P. VereneTranslated by Sean Ward. Jürgen Trabant reads the profound insights into human semiosis contained in Vico's 'sematology' as both a spirited rejection of Cartesian philosophy and an early critique of enlightened logocentricism. Sean...
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