: A person suffering from logophobia
may be alright while having a conversation but may find life difficult while reading written or printed words.
Rationality is only a floating island in the ocean of human instinct; he shared the logophobia
It is worth noting especially that the logophobia
of uttering the word 'bribe' gave rise to the refurbishing of the expression to strip it first of any legal consequences, and importantly to render it incapable of eliciting outrage of any kind.
[a] tendency [that] veers into logophobia
in The Birds, which is about the futility of language" (142).
Kaufman attempts to avoid the "contagious logophobia
" among historians of this contested Elizabethan Protestantism by adopting Charles Prior's choice of "conformist" and "reformist"--defined by the degree of satisfaction with the English church's state of reform--with the caveat that "puritan" is useful for "Calvinist pietists" who internalized their dissatisfaction with reform by emphasizing their co-religionists' prodigality through excessive sermonizing and devotional literature (11).
(8.) Radulescu, Adina (2012), "Taking Logophobia
Seriously," Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 11: 147-152.
(1) Pigliucci holds that, as Shackel puts it, logophobics have developed an arsenal of strategies to obfuscate clear thinking: logophobia
is a skeptical doctrine about rationality where it is whatever we make it, and what we make it depends on what we value.
He points out as well that the peculiar Spenglerian logophobia
and that in the latter days of the Enlightenment "logophobia
Such forms of magical thinking recall Michel Foucault's comments on logophobia
in his 1970 inaugural lecture at the College de France, given at a moment in his career when he seemed to be looking ahead to his work on biopolitics:
But the logophobia
of the establishment can take far more sinister forms.