from day 05/02/2011

An action suit, not a straightjacket: Whorf on language, Guy Deutscher on Whorf

Guy Deutscher, Through the language glass - Why the world looks different in other languages (2010) - reviewed by Nick Enfield. In April of 1985, Texas Tech student and rape victim Michele Mallin made about as consequential an error of cognition as one can imagine, when she mistakenly identified ...

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