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Afterword Gravity: Metaphysics of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230006
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235285 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230006.003.0015
Afterword Gravity: Metaphysics of the Referent

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This concluding chapter discusses where the heart of language lies, as with the “gravity” of the earth. In earth, gravity can be related to a grave or digging down. In language, its gravity does not only lay in the language itself, but anywhere as well, for its force in attracting things is made available to every individual mind.

Keywords: gravity; language; human mind; imagination

Chapter.  3693 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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