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Published (first published August 1st 2013)
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Lucas Dorminy
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This was a difficult read for me. I cannot say that I fully understand every sentence that I read, but in the closing chapters you got a real sense of the previous arguments coming together. It is a work you must be patient through.

He argues for a third way of understanding the human soul which is grammatical in nature - as opposed to Psychology proper and occultism. Like every Rosenstock-Huessy work, Speech takes the lead in understanding the world and the human soul. He discusses how societie
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Tough but a goldmine of insight into RH's understanding of the soul, as well as the spirit and body of humanity. ...more
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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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