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Rene Descartes’ letter to abbot Mersenne. November, 20, 1629. Translation from English

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2015, No. 1)

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Page : 17-17

Keywords : Rene Descartes; letter to Mersenne; universal language; linguistic philosophy; linguistic constructions; grammar; sounds; written languag;

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This letter is of value for lingua-philosophical and linguistic researches. Rene Descartes’ remarks about the first proposal for the universal language are expounded in it. Descartes was considered as a pioneer in linguistic constructions due to these remarks. This letter contains philosopher’s conclusions about the universal language’s grammar and use, as well as project’s implementation obstacles.

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