Ian Hacking: Language, deafness and the senses, 1 July 1999
Show More I See a Voice: A Philosophical History of Language, Deafness and the Senses by Jonathan Rée.
HarperCollins, 399 pp., £19.99, January 1999, 0 00 255793 2Show More
“... Much of this story is told in other places, not only by Oliver Sacks, but, more extensively, by Harlan Lane, a noted deaf activist. Lane was a dedicated spokesman for a cause, however; and Sacks was taking the part of the deaf at Gallaudet University, a bastion of signing. Rée’s history is perhaps more telling ...”