The Alphabet Effect: The Impact of the Phonetic Alphabet on the Development of Western Civilization

$12.00

This is a fascinating little book. It hypothesizes that the use of a phonetic alphabet in the west, as compared with pictograms, led to a “linearized”, deconstructing turn of mind that helped form western science, and analysis in general.

Publisher: William Morrow and Company

Date Published: 1986

Book Condition: Very good hardcover in a good dust jacket showing some small tears and wear to edges

ISBN: 068806499X

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