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Title The search for the perfect language / Umberto Eco ; translated by James Fentress.
Author Eco, Umberto.
Publication Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1997.
Description x, 385 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Call # 401.3 E
Series The making of Europe
Making of Europe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-371) and index.
Contents From Adam to Confusio Linguarum -- The Kabbalistic Pansemioticism -- The perfect language of Dante -- The Ars Magna of Raymond Lull -- The monogenetic hypothesis and the mother tongues -- Kabbalism and Lullism in modern culture -- The perfect language of images -- Magic language -- Polygraphies -- A Priori philosophical languages -- George Dalgarno -- John Wilkins -- Francis Lodwick -- From Leibniz to the Encyclop├ędie -- Philosophic language from the enlightenment to today -- The international auxiliary languages -- Conclusion.
Subject Language and languages.
Language, Universal.
Language and culture -- Europe.
Language and culture. (OCoLC)fst00992135
Language and languages. (OCoLC)fst00992154
Language, Universal. (OCoLC)fst00992430
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Addl. Author Fentress, James.
Addl. Title Ricerca della lingua perfetta nella cultura europea. English
ISBN 0631205101 (pbk.)
9780631205104 (pbk.)

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