Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6¼ x 9¼
978-0-7425-1228-3 • Hardback • January 2001 • $75.00 • (£58.00)
Eva Brann teaches at St. John's College, Maryland.
Chapter 1 Preface: Purpose and Plan
Chapter 2 Introduction: The Words of Naysaying
Chapter 3 Aboriginal Naysaying: WillfulNo
Chapter 4 The Negation of Speech: LogicalNot
Chapter 5 Non-fact and Fiction: LogicalNonexistence
Chapter 6 Thinking the Unsayable: PhilosophicNonbeing
Chapter 7 The Moving Soul of Thought: DialecticalNegativity
Chapter 8 The Absolute Opposite:Nothing
Chapter 9 Conclusions: What, Then, Is Naysaying?
Brann's account of the negative is a useful and worthwhile addition to the philosophical shelves, and it is to be hoped that it inspires more work on the issue.
— Philosophy in Review