Cover page

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Title page

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Copyright page

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Epigraph

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Translator's Foreword

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pp. vii-viii

Introduction

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pp. ix-xvi

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The Hermes Complex

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pp. 1-146

The abuse of language has spawned innumerable errors, and the pronouncements of celebrated philosophers are all too often the product of verbal incontinence. Systematic recourse to inflated language is invariably detrimental to the ideas to be conveyed. The speaker or writer who uses the word “sincerity” at...

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Epilogue

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pp. 147-148

This book is typeset in Jupiter and Adobe Caslon Pro. Jupiter was designed by Patrick Griffin at Canada Type and is based on carved Roman capitals. Roman carvers were quite consistent in depicting the overall forms of the alphabet but there were wild differences...