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Walker Percy, Philosopher

  • Leslie Marsh

About this book

Introduction

Though Walker Percy is best known as a novelist, he was first and foremost a philosopher. This collection offers a sustained examination of key aspects to his more technical philosophy (primarily semiotics and the philosophy of language) as well as some of his lesser known philosophical interests, including the philosophy of place and dislocation. Contributors expound upon Percy’s multifaceted philosophy, an invitation to literature and theology scholars as well as to philosophers who may not be familiar with the philosophical underpinnings of his work.

Keywords

Peirce Chomsky Philosophy of Place Peirce and Modern Semiotic Heidegger

Editors and affiliations

  • Leslie Marsh
    • 1
  1. 1.International Academy of PathologyThe University of British Columbia HospitalVancouver, BCCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77968-3
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-77967-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-77968-3
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