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“What is the origin of speech?” is a perennial and unanswerable question. In this book, Rosenstock-Huessy uses this riddle as a starting point for an inquiry into the essential features of human speech that people in modern times have tended to disfavor or take for granted. Counter to the intuitions of modern personalism, Rosenstock-Huessy says that real speech, speech cap ...more
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Rosenstock-Huessy! When he speaks, it's like lightning!

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“ Ao invés de saúde mental, propomos a saúde gramatical. A saúde gramatical requere a habilidade de comandar, a habilidade de ouvir, a habilidade de agir, e finalmente a habilidade de nos libertar do comando contando a nossa história.”
Excelente livro. O Tu é a origem do Eu.
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Eugen Rosenstock-Hüssy (July 6, 1888 – February 24, 1973) was a historian and social philosopher, whose work spanned the disciplines of history, theology, sociology, linguistics and beyond. Born in Berlin, Germany into a non-observant Jewish family, the son of a prosperous banker, he converted to Christianity in his late teens, and thereafter the interpretation and reinterpretation of Christianity ...more

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