Language, Thought, and Reality Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf

ISBN-10: 0262730065

ISBN-13: 9780262730068

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/15/1964
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Benjamin Lee Whorf, originally trained as a chemical engineer, began his work in linguistics in the 1920s and became well known for his studies of the Hopi language. He studied with the famous linguist Edward Sapir at Yale University, formulating with him the Sapir--Whorf Hypothesis of linguistic relativity.

Foreword
Introduction
On the connection of ideas (1927)
On psychology (date unkown)
A central Mexican inscription combining Mexican and Maya day signs (1931)
The punctual and segmentative aspects of verbs in Hopi (1936)
An American Indian model of the universe (circa 1936)
A linguistic consideration of thinking in primitive communities (circa 1936)
Grammatical categories (1937)
Discussion of Hopi linguistics (1937)
Some verbal categories of Hopi (1938)
Language: plan and conception of arrangement (1938)
The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language (1939)
Gestalt technique of stem composition in Shawnee (1939)
Decipherment of the linguistic portion of the Maya hieroglyphs (1940)
Linguistic factors in the terminology of Hopi architecture (1940)
Science and linguistics (1940)
Linguistics as an exact science (1940)
Language and logic (1941)
Language, mind, and reality (1941)
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