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Universal Languages and Scientific Taxonomy in the Seventeenth Century Hardcover – October 29, 1982

ISBN-13: 978-0521244770 ISBN-10: 0521244773

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 29, 1982)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521244773
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521244770
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,207,493 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In the seventeenth century, a series of proposals and schemes for an artificial language intended to replace Latin as the international medium of communication gained currency, supported by many eminent scientists of the day. Dr Slaughter demonstrates that the idea was a rational response to various factors of the age.

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