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Semantics And The Body: Meaning From Frege To The Postmodern

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In traditional semantics, the human body tends to be ignored in the process of constructing meaning. Horst Ruthrof argues, by contrast, that the body is an integral part of this hermeneutic activity. Strictly language-based theories, and theories which conflate formal and natural languages, run into problems when they describe how we communicate in cultural settings. "Sema ...more
Paperback, 321 pages
Published December 6th 1997 by University of Toronto Press
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