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Re: [Sartre] Imperialism and terr'rism

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  • Christopher Bobo
    ... to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly thin, if I
    Message 1 of 41 , Jan 16, 2002
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      >>And sorry for being enigmatic -- it wasn't my intention. But you like
      to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless
      the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly
      thin, if I remember correctly.<<

      I meant that the dictionary was thick, not Sartre's essay.



      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Marc Girod
      Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 9:36 AM
      To: Sartre@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [Sartre] Imperialism and terr'rism

      >>>>> "CB" == Christopher Bobo <cbobo@...> writes:

      CB> Funny, I was re-reading Existentialism as a Humanism just the
      CB> other day and did not get the impression that Sartre was
      CB> advocating the eccentric use of language.

      Oh! It is not about language!
      It is about getting shelter from authority for one's own judgement.

      Authority being only in this case the dictionary.

      And sorry for being enigmatic -- it wasn't my intention. But you like
      to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless
      the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly
      thin, if I remember correctly.

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    • Christopher Bobo
      ... to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly thin, if I
      Message 41 of 41 , Jan 16, 2002
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        >>And sorry for being enigmatic -- it wasn't my intention. But you like
        to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless
        the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly
        thin, if I remember correctly.<<

        I meant that the dictionary was thick, not Sartre's essay.



        ----- Original Message -----
        From: Marc Girod
        Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 9:36 AM
        To: Sartre@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [Sartre] Imperialism and terr'rism

        >>>>> "CB" == Christopher Bobo <cbobo@...> writes:

        CB> Funny, I was re-reading Existentialism as a Humanism just the
        CB> other day and did not get the impression that Sartre was
        CB> advocating the eccentric use of language.

        Oh! It is not about language!
        It is about getting shelter from authority for one's own judgement.

        Authority being only in this case the dictionary.

        And sorry for being enigmatic -- it wasn't my intention. But you like
        to be facetious too, e.g. by saying that it is a thick book -- unless
        the American translation has a lot of notes, the French one was fairly
        thin, if I remember correctly.

        --
        Marc Girod P.O. Box 370 Voice: +358-71 80 25581
        Nokia NBI 00045 NOKIA Group Mobile: +358-50 38 78415
        Karaportti 2 Finland Fax: +358-71 80 66204

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