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Sprache, Denken, Wirklichkeit: Beiträge zur Metalinguistik und Sprachphilosophie Benjamin Lee Whorf

Sprache, Denken, Wirklichkeit: Beiträge zur Metalinguistik und Sprachphilosophie

Benjamin Lee Whorf

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ISBN : 9783499554032
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155 pages
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 About the Book 

The pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897--1941) grasped therelationship between human language and human thinking: how language can shape ourinnermost thoughts. His basic thesis is that our perception of the world and ourways of thinking about itMoreThe pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897--1941) grasped therelationship between human language and human thinking: how language can shape ourinnermost thoughts. His basic thesis is that our perception of the world and ourways of thinking about it are deeply influenced by the structure of the languages wespeak. The writings collected in this volume include important papers on the Maya, Hopi, and Shawnee languages as well as more general reflections on language andmeaning.