Dictionary of untranslatables : a philosophical lexicon by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood

By Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood

This is an encyclopedic dictionary of just about four hundred vital philosophical, literary, and political phrases and ideas that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and tradition to a different. Drawn from greater than a dozen languages, phrases reminiscent of Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato (Italian) are completely tested in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early sleek, sleek, and modern sessions, those are phrases that impact considering around the humanities. The entries, written through greater than a hundred and fifty wonderful students, describe the origins and meanings of every time period, the heritage and context of its utilization, its translations into different languages, and its use in remarkable texts. The dictionary additionally contains essays at the precise features of specific languages--English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Originally released in French, this different reference paintings is now to be had in English for the 1st time, with new contributions from Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. younger, and plenty of more.The result's a useful reference for college students, students, and basic readers drawn to the multilingual lives of a few of our such a lot influential phrases and ideas.

  • Covers with regards to four hundred very important philosophical, literary, and political phrases that defy effortless translation among languages and cultures
  • Includes phrases from greater than a dozen languages
  • Entries written by way of greater than a hundred and fifty exceptional thinkers
  • Available in English for the 1st time, with new contributions by means of Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. younger, and lots of more
  • Contains broad cross-references and bibliographies
  • An valuable source for college kids and students around the humanities

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El Sentimiento de tristeza en la literatura contemporanea. Barcelona: Minerva, 1917. D’Ors, Eugenio. Oceanografia del tedio. Barcelona: Calpe, 1920. Meltzer, Françoise. ” In Walter Benjamin and the Demands of History. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996. Villaespesa, Francisco. Tristitiae rerum. Madrid: Imp. Arroyave, 1906. ACTOR 9 ACT “Act” comes from Latin actum, the nominalized passive past participle of agere, which means “to push ahead of oneself,” like the Greek agein [ἄγειν] (cf. agôn [ἀγών], struggle, trial); the Latin verb is differentiated, on the one hand, from ducere, “walk at the head of ” (like Gr.

Trans. S. MacKenna, The Enneads) Although the translation of aphairesis as “abstractive negation” may seem ambiguous, medieval Latin offers at least four terms—ablatio, abstractio, absolutio, and abnegatio—that correspond to the meaning of the Greek term. In the Latin versions of Mystical Theology (RT: PG) the term ablatio is used to render (a) pantôn tôn ontôn aphaireseôs and (b) kai auto eph’ heautou têi aphairesei monêi. Hilduin: (a) per (ou kechôrismena hôs kechôrismena [οὐ ϰεχωϱισμένα ὡς ϰεχωϱισμένα]).

Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by L. A. Selby-Bigge and P. H. Nidditch. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978. First published in 1888. , ed. Philosophica disciplina, in Quatre Introductions à la philosophie au XIIIe siècle. Paris: Vrin, 1988. Locke, John. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Edited and introduced by P. H. Nidditch. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. First published in 1689. Mill, John Stuart. An Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy. Vol. 9 in Collected Works.

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