Edward Sapir


Died
February 04, 1939


Average rating: 3.83 · 406 ratings · 31 reviews · 69 distinct worksSimilar authors
Language: An Introduction t...

3.81 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 1921 — 65 editions
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Culture, Language, and Pers...

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The Collected Works Of Edwa...

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The Psychology of Culture: ...

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The Symbolic Role of Animal...

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Sapir, Edward: The Collecte...

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Anthropologie

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The Southern Paiute Language

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More books by Edward Sapir…
“Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations.”
Edward Sapir, Language: an Introduction to the Study of Speech

“The worlds in which different societies live are distinct worlds, not merely the same world with different labels attached ... We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation.”
Edward Sapir

“What fetters the mind and benumbs the spirit is ever the dogged acceptance of absolutes.”
Edward Sapir, Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech