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Coimbra University Press

A linguagem na pólis ("Language at the Polis")

A Linguagem na Pólis

Coordinators: João Corrêa-Cardoso, Maria do Céu Fialho
Language: Portuguese
ISBN: 978-989-26-1114-3
Digital ISBN: 978-989-26-1115-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1115-0
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Edition: 1.st
Date: November 2016
Price: 33,92 €
Dimensions:160 mm x 230 mm
N.º Pages: 280

Synopsis:

Languages and cities are irreverent: they never let / have never let themselves be reduced to their materiality. Cities are not equivalent to cities and languages are not equivalent to languages. Languages and cities are undisciplined even in the face of any norm to which they are subjected, as thinking and language, by not being definitive, changes with each speaker, in the course of the exercise of their citizenship regardless of the age, wishes to affirm himself/herself as a free person and each linguistic community wishes to protect its identity. It is only through liberty that the knowledge and progress of humankind, unconditionally based on the exercise of verbal language, are accomplished.