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INTRODUCTION The centrality of language to human experience, its expression, its communication, and its analysis, and the limitations of this phenomenon in fully realising the symbolization of being in the world, provides a link between the disciplines of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and poetry. While all three attempt to express, question, and reflect upon the human condition, the superiority of the poetic word as a medium with a greater potential to disclose and articulate the truth of being human, is asserted by many philosophers and psychoanalysts. Martha Nussbaum, asking 'if it is love one is trying to understand, that strange unmanageable phenomenon or form of life', states that while 'literary form is not separable from philosophical content', the language of literature may enable a greater understanding:

GENRE
Religion & Spirituality
RELEASED
2008
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
48
Pages
PUBLISHER
Ashton and Rafferty
SELLER
The Gale Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation and an affiliate of Cengage Learning, Inc.
SIZE
259.7
KB

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