Giambattista Vico: Imagination & Historical Knowledge

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The theories of language and society of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) are examined in this textual analysis of the full range of his theoretical writings, with special emphasis on his little-known early works. Vico's fundamental importance in the history of European ideas lies in his strong anti-Cartesian, anti-French and anti-Enlightenment views. In an age in which intellectuals adopted a rational approach, Vico stressed the nonrational element in man - in particular, imagination - as well as social and civil relationships ...

Giambattista Vico: Imagination and Historical Knowledge 1993, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333551530

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Giambattista Vico: Imagination & Historical Knowledge 1993, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312097196

1993 edition

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