Language and Enlightenment

The Berlin Debates of the Eighteenth Century
Author(s): 
Lifschitz, Avi
ISBN: 
9780199661664
Date published: 
September 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Highlights the importance of language in the social theory, epistemology, and aesthetics of the Enlightenment. Argues that awareness of the historicity and linguistic rootedness of all forms of life was a mainstream Enlightenment notion rather than a feature of the so-called 'Counter-Enlightenment'.