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Perlmann's zwijgen

Pascal Mercier (author), Gerda Meijerink (translator)
De verwachtingen zijn hooggespannen wanneer taalkundige Philip Perlmann een internationaal congres in Italië moet voorzitten. Het zal de bekroning worden van een carrière die hem aan de top van zijn vakgebied heeft gebracht. Maar niemand van de congresgangers heeft een vermoeden van de twijfels en het onvermogen waardoor Perlmann na de dood van zijn vrouw is overvallen. Hij gelooft niet meer in de
Subject
Taal
Title
Perlmann's zwijgen
Author
Pascal Mercier
Translator
Gerda Meijerink
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Perlmanns Schweigen
Publisher
Amsterdam: Wereldbibliotheek, 2017
ISBN
9789028442764
CloudLibrary
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About Pascal Mercier

Peter Bieri (born 23 June 1944), better known by his pseudonym, Pascal Mercier, is a Swiss writer and philosopher.

Academic background

Bieri studied philosophy, English studies and Indian studies in both London and Heidelberg. He took his doctoral degree in Heidelberg in 1971 after studies with Dieter Henrich and Ernst Tugendhat on the philosophy of time, with reference to the work of J. M. E. McTaggart. After the conferral of his doctorate, Bieri followed an academic career at the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. In 1983 he started work at the University of Bielefeld and later he worked as a scientific assistant at the Philosophical Seminar at University of Heidelberg.

Bieri co-founded the research unit for Cognition and Brain studies at the German Research Foundation. The focuses of his research were the…Read more on Wikipedia