First Advisor

Bruhn, Mark

Reader

Drwecki, Brian

College

Regis College

Degree Name

BAS

School

Regis College Senior Honors Program

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Comments

Neuroscience, Philosophy

Number of Pages

54 pages

Abstract

My thesis explores the running narratives that are present within the mind, prodding at whether or not there is any significant difference between this consciousness and a fictional narrative that we read in a book. Within this exploration I look into the implications behind being conveyed as a linguistic construct and the inherent constricting violence that is present in the symbolization that is language. Following this analysis, I provide a Nietzschean reading of the ethical implications that we face if we are to take the notion of violent language seriously and how we as people are to meet and react to this moral imperative.

Date of Award

Spring 2015

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

Rights Statement

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