Dr. Alan Busst received degrees from the universities of Reading and Lyon. Since 1977 he has occupied the French Chair at the Université du Pays de Galles, at Bangor, Wales. He is the author of numerous publications.
2000 0-7734-7456-0 This book analyses for the first time the complex and wide-ranging theory of language which lies at the heart of Ballanche’s philosophical system. His sporadic, fragmentary passages, scattered throughout his works, are gathered together here, and presented with a detailed analysis of the theory, both in the context of the historical, religious, social and political system it supports, and also in relation to the earlier and contemporary philosophies of language which it seeks either to uphold or to disprove. In French.