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Introduction

Karmen Mackendrick

in Word Made Skin

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780823224067
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235902 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823224067.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the Continental and analytic philosophy theory of humanities which are the body and language. Language and body most certainly do not stay together and are framed from desire and limit. The chapter explains that Language's physicality can impose itself and it touches the reader or listener, but it does not take hold, it does not force. The limit of body and language affects how we think, and think of, our own selves.

Keywords: analytic philosophy; language and body; desire; limit; humanities

Chapter.  10080 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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