Approfondire «il difficile del linguaggio». Paul Valéry e l’analisi del rapporto tra parola, sensibilità ed emozioni

Barbara Scapolo


Since the early reflections, Valéry shows to be a real precursor of semantic investigation and some crucial issues of analytic philosophy. Animated by the search of the connection between the sensitive-emotional sphere and the linguistics one, he wants to build a “physiology” of language. Moreover, his investigation of the properties and function of language leads to questions about the domain of aesthetic and spiritual experience. Through its symbolic power and guided by self-consciousness, then the word can express everything that moves and excites man by the form.


Valéry; Language; Sensibility; Emotions.

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