Table of contents for Language, mind and nature : artificial languages in England from Bacon to Locke / Rhodri Lewis.


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Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Note on the text; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: the idol of the market; 2. Hartlibian beginnings; 3. From Oxford to the Royal Society; 4. Discursus: artificial languages, religion and the occult; 5. The Essay: Wilkins’s 'Darling'; 6. After the Essay: reception; revision; frustration and failure; 7. Conclusion: from Pansophia to comprehension; List of manuscripts; Bibliography.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Languages, Artificial -- History -- 17th century.
Language and culture -- England -- History -- 17th century.