By Anat Matar
Modernism may be characterized through the intense awareness it offers to language, to its strength and its obstacles. Philosophers, artists and literary critics operating within the first 3rd of the 20 th century emphasised language’s artistic power, but also under pressure its lack of ability to precise that means thoroughly and adequately. particularly, modernists shared the assumption that the type of fact sub specie aeterni that was once sought through philosophers used to be both meaningless or used to be extra competently expressed via the humanities – particularly through literature and poetry. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy addresses the problem this belief presented to philosophy, and argues that the modernist assumption rests upon a bunch of unacknowledged, repressed or denied dogmas or tacit pictures.
Drawing particularly upon the paintings of Michale Dummett and Jacques Derrida, this publication explores a new method to this drawback in philosophical language, and it really is those philosophers who force the narrative of the book and offer perspectives through which either earlier and ultra-modern philosophers are examined.
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Modernism and the Language of Philosophy (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy) by Anat Matar