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Language alone : the critical fetish of modernity

Author: Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an accessible guide to the ways in which critical discourses from deconstruction to feminism to linguistics have made use of the scientific and philosophical ideal of 'language itself'.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harpham, Geoffrey Galt, 1946-
Language alone.
New York : Routledge, 2002
(OCoLC)606926863
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Galt Harpham
ISBN: 0415942187 9780415942188 0415942195 9780415942195
OCLC Number: 49495148
Description: x, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Language for Beginners --
Turning (in)to Language --
Saussure and the Concrete Object of Language --
Metaphor and the Law of Return: Saussure, Derrida, Rorty --
Language and Human Nature --
The Critical Fetish of Modernity --
Ideology and the Form of Language --
Ideology and Theory --
Marxism and the Economic Specter --
From Post-Marxism to Postmodernism; or, It's Not the Economy, Stupid --
Language and the Psycho-Ideological Subject --
Conclusion: Inversions --
Ethics and the Law of Language --
Words as Guides, from Hume to Bernard Williams --
Language as Law --
On the Kantian "Maxim" --
The Irrational Law: Nietzsche, Levinas, Deconstruction --
Law and the Language of the Unconscious: Freud, Chomsky, Lacan --
Words against War: The Dream of a Virtuous Language --
Language against the Law: Postmodernism, Feminism, and the Fundamentals of Language --
Coda: On Culture --
InConclusion: Language and Humanity.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Galt Harpham.
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