Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

[Revised entry by Wayne Cristaudo on October 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (1888 - 1973) was a sociologist and social philosopher who, along with his close
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[Revised entry by Wayne Cristaudo on October 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (1888 - 1973) was a sociologist and social philosopher who, along with his close friend Franz Rosenzweig, and Ferdinand Ebner and Martin Buber, was a major exponent of speech thinking or dialogicism. The central insight of speech thinking is that speech or language is not merely, or even primarily, a descriptive act, but a responsive and creative act which is the basis of our social existence.[1]...

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