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This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their relationship to language, but also at a deeper, cognitive level. Benjamin engages throughout with the central tenets of post-structuralism: the concept of a constant yet illusive 'true' meaning has lost authority, but remains a ...

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Translation and the Nature of Philosophy: A New Theory of Words 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138779129

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Translation and the Nature of Philosophy: A New Theory of Words 1989, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415010597

Hardcover

Translation and the Nature of Philosophy: A New Theory of Words 1989, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415044851

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