By Hagi Kenaan
Is philosophy deaf to the sound of the private voice? whereas philosophy is skilled at admiring, resenting, celebrating, and, every now and then, renouncing language, philosophers have hardly ever succeeded in being intimate with it. Hagi Kenaan argues that philosophy's trouble with summary types of linguistic which means and the target, propositional nature of language has obscured the singular human voice. during this strikingly unique paintings Kenaan explores the moral and philosophical implications of spotting and responding to the person presence in language.In pursuing the philosophical probability of hearing language because the embodiment of the human voice, Kenaan explores the phenomenological suggestion of the "personal." He defines the non-public because the irresolvable rigidity that exists among the general public personality of language, priceless for intelligibility, and the ways that we, as contributors, stay riveted to our phrases in a contingently singular demeanour. the current own fuses phenomenology and aesthetics and the traditions of Continental and Anglo-American philosophy, drawing on Wittgenstein, J. L. Austin, Kant, Kierkegaard, and Heidegger in addition to literary works through Kafka, Kundera, and others. by way of asking new questions and charting clean terrain, Kenaan does greater than supply cutting edge investigations into the philosophy of language; the current own, and its hindrance with the intimate and private nature of language, uncovers the moral intensity of our adventure with language.Kenaan starts off with a dialogue of Kierkegaard's existential critique of language and the ways that the propositional constitution of language doesn't let the spoken to mirror the singularity of the self. He then compares makes an attempt to subvert the "hegemony of content": the pragmatic flip of J. L. Austin and the poetic direction of Heidegger. Kenaan concludes by means of turning to Kant and gaining knowledge of an analogy among the event of that means in language and the classy adventure of encountering attractiveness. Kenaan's reconceptualization of philosophy's method of language frees the contingent singularity of language whereas, even as, allowing it to proceed to live in the confines of content material.
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The Present Personal by Hagi Kenaan