Plato's Cratylus: The Comedy of Language (Studies in Continental Thought)

Plato's Cratylus: The Comedy of Language (Studies in Continental Thought)

S. Montgomery Ewegen


Plato’s discussion Cratylus makes a speciality of being and human dependence on phrases, or the fundamental truths in regards to the human . Arguing that comedy is a vital a part of Plato's suggestion of language, S. Montgomery Ewegen asserts that realizing the comedic is essential to an knowing of Plato's deeper philosophical intentions. Ewegen indicates how Plato’s view of language is sure to comedy via phrases and the way, for Plato, philosophy has a lot in universal with playfulness and the ridiculous. by means of tying phrases, language, and our frequently uneasy courting with them to comedy, Ewegen frames a brand new analyzing of this remarkable Platonic discussion.

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