Friday, May 31, 2013

The shared sense of Being …

… Essay Book Reviews - Hopkins's Wound - Dublin Review of Books. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

There wd. be no bridge, no stem of stress between us and things to bear us out and carry the mind over: without stress we might not and could not say /Blood is red/ but only /This blood is red/ or /The last blood I saw was red/ not even that, for in later language not only universals would not be true but the copula wd. break down even in particular judgements.

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