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What's in a Name?: Reflections on Language, Magic, and Religion - George Albert Wells
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[SR: 5336894], Paperback, [EAN: 9780812692396], Open Court, Open Court, Book, [PU: Open Court], Open Court, Wells identifies influential mistakes about language embedded in the empiricist philosophical tradition of Locke, Russell and Ayer. He shows how these errors stimulated a religious backlash, in which faith became coupled with commonsense realism. He also covers behaviourism and magical thinking., 11970, Words, Language & Grammar, 11972, Alphabet, 11975, Communication, 11977, Etymology, 11981, Grammar, 11983, Handwriting, 11986, Linguistics, 11990, Phonetics & Phonics, 541648, Public Speaking, 11994, Reading Skills, 11996, Reference, 11998, Rhetoric, 12000, Semantics, 9408970011, Sign Language, 12002, Speech, 12004, Spelling, 12006, Study & Teaching, 12008, Translating, 12013, Vocabulary, Slang & Word Lists, 21, Reference & Test Preparation, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 22, Religion & Spirituality, 12762, Agnosticism, 12764, Atheism, 12279, Buddhism, 12290, Christian Books & Bibles, 12506, Hinduism, 12522, Islam, 12540, Judaism, 12489, Literature & Fiction, 12621, New Age & Spirituality, 12689, Occult & Paranormal, 12735, Other Eastern Religions & Sacred Texts, 12761, Other Religions, Practices & Sacred Texts, 1873, Religious Art, 12779, Religious Studies, 12809, Worship & Devotion, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11072, Religious, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 468232, Philosophy, 491424, Aesthetics, 684279011, Epistemology, 491426, Ethics, 491428, History & Surveys, 684280011, Logic, 491432, Metaphysics, 468206, Humanities, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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[SR: 5336894], Paperback, [EAN: 9780812692396], Open Court, Open Court, Book, [PU: Open Court], Open Court, Wells identifies influential mistakes about language embedded in the empiricist philosophical tradition of Locke, Russell and Ayer. He shows how these errors stimulated a religious backlash, in which faith became coupled with commonsense realism. He also covers behaviourism and magical thinking., 11970, Words, Language & Grammar, 11972, Alphabet, 11975, Communication, 11977, Etymology, 11981, Grammar, 11983, Handwriting, 11986, Linguistics, 11990, Phonetics & Phonics, 541648, Public Speaking, 11994, Reading Skills, 11996, Reference, 11998, Rhetoric, 12000, Semantics, 9408970011, Sign Language, 12002, Speech, 12004, Spelling, 12006, Study & Teaching, 12008, Translating, 12013, Vocabulary, Slang & Word Lists, 21, Reference & Test Preparation, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 22, Religion & Spirituality, 12762, Agnosticism, 12764, Atheism, 12279, Buddhism, 12290, Christian Books & Bibles, 12506, Hinduism, 12522, Islam, 12540, Judaism, 12489, Literature & Fiction, 12621, New Age & Spirituality, 12689, Occult & Paranormal, 12735, Other Eastern Religions & Sacred Texts, 12761, Other Religions, Practices & Sacred Texts, 1873, Religious Art, 12779, Religious Studies, 12809, Worship & Devotion, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11072, Religious, 11019, Philosophy, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 468232, Philosophy, 491424, Aesthetics, 684279011, Epistemology, 491426, Ethics, 491428, History & Surveys, 684280011, Logic, 491432, Metaphysics, 468206, Humanities, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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We may smile to be told that, in some cultures, the eating of timid or ugly animals is believed to make the eater timid or ugly. Yet, equally fundamental misunderstandings of the relations between things, words and ideas are rife among Western thinkers. In this provocative essay, G.A. Wells identifies some influential mistakes about language embedded in the empiricist philosophical tradition of We may smile to be told that, in some cultures, the eating of timid or ugly animals is believed to make the eater timid or ugly. Yet, equally fundamental misunderstandings of the relations between things, words and ideas are rife among Western thinkers. In this provocative essay, G.A. Wells identifies some influential mistakes about language embedded in the empiricist philosophical tradition of Locke, Russell and Ayer. Wells shows how these errors stimulated a religious backlash, in which faith became coupled with commonsense realism, in such writers as Keith Ward, Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Altizer. Similar misconceptions gave rise both to the behaviourism of Watson and Ryle, and to the anti-behaviourist Chomskyan reaction with its chimera of a "universal grammar". Magical thinking, the writer claims, derives from plausible errors concerning the efficacy of gestures and words, and survives even though these errors have been refuted. Wells illustrates the influence of misconceptions about language as they manifest themselves in contemporary religious apologetics. Books, Religion and Spirituality~~Aspects of religion - non-Christian~~Spirituality & Religious Experience, Language, Magic And Religion~~Book~~9780812692396~~G.A. Wells, , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: Open Court Publishing]

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What's in a Name?
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Wells, George Albert

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What's in a Name?

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081269239X

Wells identifies influential mistakes about language embedded in the empiricist philosophical tradition of Locke, Russell and Ayer. He shows how these errors stimulated a religious backlash, in which faith became coupled with commonsense realism. He also covers behaviourism and magical thinking.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780812692396
ISBN (ISBN-10): 081269239X
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Publishing year: 2003
Publisher: OPEN COURT PUB CO
252 Pages
Weight: 0,386 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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