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A Study in Language Analysis of Francis Bacon and Johan Amos Comenius III: Bacon, Comenius and Their Legacy in Swift and Sheridan

Příspěvek k pojetí jazyka u Francise Bacona a Jana Amose Komenského III

Jitka Kuncová

E-LOGOS, 2018, vol. 2018, issue 2, 48-60

Abstract: Presented paper is considered as the third and final part of a series dedicated to understanding of language in selected works of Francis Bacon and Johannes Amos Comenius. The first section is of a comparative nature followed by the second section on Swift's idea of an academy for the reform/correction of English language reflecting at least indirect influence of Bacon's idea of learned society. Final section is dedicated to a new observation about similarity of late Comenius' ideas of Latin college with the ones of Dr Thomas Sheridan, the 18th century Irish schoolmaster, philosopher and linguist from Dublin, entitled "the second Solomon" by Jonathan Swift.

Keywords: Francis Bacon; Johan Amos Comenius; Thomas Sheridan; Jonathan Swift; philosophy of language; education; theology; Jan Amos Komenský; filosofie jazyka; reforma vzdělání; teologie (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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