Giambattista Vico Quote

The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.


The New Science of Giambattista Vico (ed. Cornell University Press, 2015) - ISBN: 9781501702983

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The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of...

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The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of...