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The Resource Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff

Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff

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Essay on the origin of human knowledge
Title
Essay on the origin of human knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This work, first published in 1746 and offered here in a new translation, is a highly influential work in the history of philosophy of mind and language, and anticipates Wittgenstein's views on language and its relation to mind and thought
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1714-1780
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Condillac, Etienne Bonnot de
Dewey number
121
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
B1983.E82
LC item number
E5 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Aarsleff, Hans
Series statement
Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy
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  • Psychology
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Language and languages
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Language and languages
  • Psychology
  • Kennistheorie
Label
Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Half-title""; ""Series-title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""Cartesian dualism and language""; ""Condillac and Locke""; ""The title of Origin""; ""Rhetorical expressivism""; ""Condillac and signs""; ""Did Condillac give too much to signs?""; ""Inversions or the problem of word order""; ""Condillac's sources""; ""Wittgenstein""; ""Chronology""; ""Further reading""; ""Note on the text and translation""; ""Essay on the Origin of Human Knowledge""; ""Introduction""
  • ""Part I The materials of our knowledge and especially the operations of the soul""""Section 1""; ""1 The materials of our knowledge and the distinction of soul and body""; ""2 Sensations""; ""Section 2 Analysis and generation of the operations of the soul""; ""1 Preception, consciousness, attention, and reminiscence""; ""2 Imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""3 How the connection of ideas, formed by attention, brings forth imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""4 The use of sings is the true cause of the progress of imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""5 Reflection""
  • ""6 Operations that consist in distinguishing, abstracting, comparing, compounding, and decompounding our ideas""""7 Digression on the origin of principles and of the operation that consists in analysis""; ""8 Affirming. Denying. Judging. Reasoning. Conceiving. The understanding""; ""9 Defects and advantages of the imagination""; ""10 The source of the charms that imagination gives to truth""; ""11 On reason and on intellect and its different aspects""; ""Section 3 Simple and complex ideas""; ""Section 4 ""; ""1 The operation by which we give signs to our ideas""
  • ""2 Facts that confirm what was proved in the previous chapter""""Section 5 Abstractions""; ""Section 6 Some judgments that have been erroneously attributed to the mind, or the solution of a metaphysical problem""; ""Part II Language and method""; ""Section 1 The origin and progress of language""; ""1 The language of action and that of articulated sounds considered from their point of origin""; ""2 The prosody of the first languages""; ""3 The prosody of the Greek and Latin languages and, en passant, the declamation of the ancients""; ""4 Progress of the art of gesture among the ancients""
  • ""5 Music""""6 Musical and plain declamation compared""; ""7 Which is the most perfect prosody?""; ""8 The origin of poetry""; ""9 Words""; ""10 The same subject continued""; ""11 The signification of words""; ""12 Inversions""; ""13 Writing""; ""14 Origin of the fable, the parable, and the enigma, with some details about the use of figures and metaphors""; ""15 The genius of languages""; ""Section 2 Method""; ""1 The first cause of our errors and the origin of truth""; ""2 The manner of determining ideas or their names""; ""3 The order we ought to follow in the search for truth""
Control code
51273506
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511016363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc201939
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51273506
Label
Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Half-title""; ""Series-title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""Cartesian dualism and language""; ""Condillac and Locke""; ""The title of Origin""; ""Rhetorical expressivism""; ""Condillac and signs""; ""Did Condillac give too much to signs?""; ""Inversions or the problem of word order""; ""Condillac's sources""; ""Wittgenstein""; ""Chronology""; ""Further reading""; ""Note on the text and translation""; ""Essay on the Origin of Human Knowledge""; ""Introduction""
  • ""Part I The materials of our knowledge and especially the operations of the soul""""Section 1""; ""1 The materials of our knowledge and the distinction of soul and body""; ""2 Sensations""; ""Section 2 Analysis and generation of the operations of the soul""; ""1 Preception, consciousness, attention, and reminiscence""; ""2 Imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""3 How the connection of ideas, formed by attention, brings forth imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""4 The use of sings is the true cause of the progress of imagination, contemplation, and memory""; ""5 Reflection""
  • ""6 Operations that consist in distinguishing, abstracting, comparing, compounding, and decompounding our ideas""""7 Digression on the origin of principles and of the operation that consists in analysis""; ""8 Affirming. Denying. Judging. Reasoning. Conceiving. The understanding""; ""9 Defects and advantages of the imagination""; ""10 The source of the charms that imagination gives to truth""; ""11 On reason and on intellect and its different aspects""; ""Section 3 Simple and complex ideas""; ""Section 4 ""; ""1 The operation by which we give signs to our ideas""
  • ""2 Facts that confirm what was proved in the previous chapter""""Section 5 Abstractions""; ""Section 6 Some judgments that have been erroneously attributed to the mind, or the solution of a metaphysical problem""; ""Part II Language and method""; ""Section 1 The origin and progress of language""; ""1 The language of action and that of articulated sounds considered from their point of origin""; ""2 The prosody of the first languages""; ""3 The prosody of the Greek and Latin languages and, en passant, the declamation of the ancients""; ""4 Progress of the art of gesture among the ancients""
  • ""5 Music""""6 Musical and plain declamation compared""; ""7 Which is the most perfect prosody?""; ""8 The origin of poetry""; ""9 Words""; ""10 The same subject continued""; ""11 The signification of words""; ""12 Inversions""; ""13 Writing""; ""14 Origin of the fable, the parable, and the enigma, with some details about the use of figures and metaphors""; ""15 The genius of languages""; ""Section 2 Method""; ""1 The first cause of our errors and the origin of truth""; ""2 The manner of determining ideas or their names""; ""3 The order we ought to follow in the search for truth""
Control code
51273506
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511016363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc201939
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51273506

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