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    Alexander Key

    Chapter from the book: Key, A. 2018. Language between God and the Poets: Maʿnā in the Eleventh Century.


    This chapter puts Wittgenstein’s observations about meaning in Philosophical Investigations together with Kuhn’s theory of core conceptual vocabulary to create a methodology for the translation of eleventh-century Arabic theory. This model is different from previous methodologies in secondary scholarship. Both Saussure and homonymy/polysemy are shown to be distractions.

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    Key, A. 2018. Translation. In: Key, A, Language between God and the Poets. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.54.d

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    Published on Aug. 28, 2018