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 specializes in being and human dependence on phrases, or the basic truths concerning the human situation. Arguing that comedy is a necessary a part of Plato's proposal of language, S. Montgomery Ewegen asserts that realizing the comedic is vital to an realizing of Plato's deeper philosophical intentions. Ewegen exhibits how Plato’s view of language is certain to comedy via phrases and the way, for Plato, philosophy has a lot in universal with playfulness and the ridiculous. via tying phrases, language, and our frequently uneasy dating with them to comedy, Ewegen frames a brand new studying of this awesome Platonic discussion.

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