Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf / Edition 1 by Benjamin Lee Whorf | 9780262730068 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf / Edition 1

Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf / Edition 1

by Benjamin Lee Whorf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262730065

ISBN-13: 9780262730068

Pub. Date: 03/15/1964

Publisher: MIT Press

'The hypothesis suggested by Benjamin Lee Whorf that the structure of a person's language is a factor in the way in which he understands reality and behaves with respect to it has attracted the attention of linguists, anthropologists, psychologists, and philosophers, as well as a large segment of the public.' -Science

Overview

'The hypothesis suggested by Benjamin Lee Whorf that the structure of a person's language is a factor in the way in which he understands reality and behaves with respect to it has attracted the attention of linguists, anthropologists, psychologists, and philosophers, as well as a large segment of the public.' -Science

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262730068
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/15/1964
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Stuart Chase
Introduction by John B. Carrol
1 On the connection of ideas (1927)
2 On psychology (date unkown)
3 A central Mexican inscription combining Mexican and Maya day signs (1931)
4 The punctual and segmentative aspects of verbs in Hopi (1936)
5 An American Indian model of the universe (circa 1936)
6 A linguistic consideration of thinking in primitive communities (circa 1936)
7 Grammatical categories (1937)
8 Discussion of Hopi linguistics (1937)
9 Some verbal categories of Hopi (1938)
10 Language: plan and conception of arrangement (1938)
11 The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language (1939)
12 Gestalt technique of stem composition in Shawnee (1939)
13 Decipherment of the linguistic portion of the Maya hieroglyphs (1940)
14 Linguistic factors in the terminology of Hopi architecture (1940)
15 Science and linguistics (1940)
16 Linguistics as an exact science (1940)
17 Language and logic (1941)
18 Language, mind, and reality (1941)
Bibliography

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