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Euphemism, the university and disobedience

by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Commentary

Euphemism is the linguistic condition of contemporary society and spreads through the university as much as through any other institution. But what, exactly, is a euphemism? After having turned his attention to the different meanings of the Greek word from which ‘euphemism’ is derived, and having considered the fact that they seem to contradict each other and bring about a …


The culture of polemic

Misrecognizing recognition
by / RP 081 (Jan/Feb 1997) / Article