Language is the most important of all the instruments of civilization. This is the premise of a work whose significance to the study of language, ...Show synopsisLanguage is the most important of all the instruments of civilization. This is the premise of a work whose significance to the study of language, literature, and philosophy has remained undiminished since its original publication in 1923. New Introduction by Umberto Eco; Indices.Hide synopsis
The Meaning of Meaning: A Study of the Influence of Language Upon Thought and of the Science of Symbolism – Trade paperback
by C K Ogden (Preface by), Ivor A Richards (Preface by), Umberto Eco (Introduction by)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
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Description:Very Good. HB-29. cover slight wear, spine sun faded, pages...Very Good. HB-29. cover slight wear, spine sun faded, pages clean. 363 p. 21 cm. a study of the influence of language upon thought and of the science of symbolism. Highly influential work on linguistic meaning-a forerunner of modern ideas on semantics. Prefaces to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th editions, Contents, Thoughts, words and things-The power of words-Sign situations-Signs in perception-The canons of symbolism-Definition-The meaning of beauty-The meaning of philosophers-The meaning of meaning-Symbol situations-Summary, appendices, supplements: The problem of meaning in primitive languages / by Bronislaw Malinowski-the importance of a theory of signs and a critique of language in the study of medicine / by F.G. Crookshank. -Index.
Description:New. This item is printed on demand. "Language is the most...New. This item is printed on demand. "Language is the most important of all the instruments of civilization." The authors state this premise boldly in their preface to "The Meaning of Meaning, " a classic work whose significance--and challenge--to the study of.
One of the best book about linguistic and semiotics. It offers an excellent ermeneuthic frame about language. Without complex classifications of words and grammar laws Ogden asks to him and us: which is the meaning of meaning? How do we construe it?
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