The Ways of Naysaying: No, Not, Nothing, and Nonbeing

The Ways of Naysaying: No, Not, Nothing, and Nonbeing

Eva Brann / Sep 21, 2019

The Ways of Naysaying No Not Nothing and Nonbeing No that diminutive but independent vocable begins its great role early in human life and never loses it For not only can it head a negative sentence announcing its judgement or answer a question

  • Title: The Ways of Naysaying: No, Not, Nothing, and Nonbeing
  • Author: Eva Brann
  • ISBN: 9780742512283
  • Page: 399
  • Format: Hardcover
  • No, that diminutive but independent vocable, begins its great role early in human life and never loses it For not only can it head a negative sentence, announcing its judgement, or answer a question, implying its negated content, it can, and mostly does, in the beginning of speech, express an assertion of the resistant will sometimes just that and nothing The adultNo, that diminutive but independent vocable, begins its great role early in human life and never loses it For not only can it head a negative sentence, announcing its judgement, or answer a question, implying its negated content, it can, and mostly does, in the beginning of speech, express an assertion of the resistant will sometimes just that and nothing The adult antiphony to the toddler s incessant no is another no, that of preventive command, and the great commandments of later life continue to be prohibitions Nine of the Ten Commandments are in the negative Eva Brann explores nothingness in the third book of her trilogy, which has treated imagination, time and now naysaying If we want to understand something of imagination, memory and time, she argues, we must mount an inquiry into what it means to say something is not what it claims to be or is not there or is nonexistent or is affected by Nonbeing.

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      • Eva Brann

        Eva Brann is a member of the senior faculty at St John s College in Annapolis, Maryland, where she has taught since 1957 Brann holds an M.A in Classics and a Ph.D in Archaeology from Yale University She is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal Her books include The Ways of Naysaying What, Then, Is Time The World of the Imagination The Past Present Homeric Moments Un Willing The Logos of Heraclitus Feeling Our Feelings The Music of the Republic and Then Now.


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