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Linguistic Relativities: Language Diversity and Modern Thought

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There are more than six thousand human languages, each one unique. For the last five hundred years, people have argued about how important language differences are. This book traces that history and shows how language differences have generally been treated either as of no importance or as all-important, depending on broader approaches taken to human life and knowledge. It ...more
Hardcover, 245 pages
Published December 1st 2010 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2010)
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Jean-François Lisée
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L'anthropologue montréalais John Leavitt tente un dépassement, dans cet ouvrage savant, du débat entre ceux qui pensent que la langue n'est que le reflet de la pensée et ceux qui croient que la langue modèle la pensée.

Voir mon entrevue de fond avec lui ici: http://www.cerium.ca/Internet-mauvais...
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