The Language theory, epistemology, and aesthetics of Jean Lerond d'Alembert

D.F. Essar

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ISBN: 9780729400459

Publication: October 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 159

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I. Introduction

II. Language theory 
i. Elements of language: The Origin of language; Definitions and scientific principles 
ii. The Propositional statement: Rationalist grammar theory; Alembert and the propositional statement 
iii. Conclusion 

III. Epistemology 
i. Analysis and synthesis 
ii. Rationalism 
iii. Empiricism 
iv. Conclusion 

IV. Aesthetics 
i. General aesthetic theory 
ii. Music 
iii. Translation 
iv. Stylistics 
v. Conclusion 

V. Implications 
i. The Retreat into the knowable 
ii. The Judgement of posterity 

Works consulted

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

160 Pages

Copyright: © 1976

ISBN: 9780729400459

Publication: October 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 159

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