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Following in the Footsteps of Kenneth Burke: Incarnation
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
This essay places the work of Kenneth Burke in an historical and theoretical and theoretical context, and offers the metaphor of incarnation as a possible unifying locus within his thought.
The Novel of the Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Anais Nin's revolutionary writing theory, contained in one book, is as relevant today as it was in 1968, when it was first published. A blueprint for young writers everywhere.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture? In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.
Medium Uditivi e Medium Visuali. Radio, Televisione, Podcasting: per un’Analisi Dinamica
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: Italian. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting
Questo lavoro ha lo scopo di portare all?attenzione alcuni spunti di riflessione culturale, antropologica, psicologica e linguistica riguardo la "specificità" della radio e del podcasting rispetto alla televisione, e allo statuto di "ascoltatore"e di "spettatore".
Change Your Vocab, Change Your Life Book 1
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Are you dreaming of a better life where you're more relaxed, happy and successful? Small changes can make big differences!
Polythrýleta. Sistemas explicativos y mutación conceptual en el pensamiento griego.
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Los orígenes de la tradición occidental pertenecen a la categoría de “polythrýleta”cosas muy discutidas. La experiencia griega está transida de una mutación conceptual de surgimiento paulatino y recreación vertiginosa.
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
Between Us Bilinguals: a fairly unbiased dissertation on monolingual and bilingual views on code-switching
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
The author describes code-switching as a natural and universal aspect of bilingual linguistic ability and states that the key to the full understanding of the phenomenon lies in the notion of 'language mode', a unique feature of bilingual competence. The expressed standpoint is illustrated and tested by means of a case study of proficient Polish-English bilinguals...
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.