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Language, Mind and Nature Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Locke

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ISBN-10: 0521874750

ISBN-13: 9780521874755

Edition: 2007

Authors: Rhodri Lewis

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Fully reconstructing the artificial language movement in 17th century England, this text reveals a great deal about the beliefs and activities of those who sought to reform learning in the early modern period.
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Book details

List price: $139.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/7/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction : the idol of the market
Hartlibian beginnings
From Oxford to the Royal Society
Discursus : artificial languages, religion and the occult
The essay : Wilkins's 'darling'
After the essay : reception, revision, frustration and failure
Conclusion : from pansophia to comprehension