Humboldt Worldview And Language

Pub Date : 2009-05-23 | Author : James Underhill | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748640225
ISBN 13 : 0748640223

With the loss of many of the world's languages, it is important to question what will be lost to humanity with their demise. It is frequently argued that a language engenders a 'wo..

Creating Worldviews Metaphor Ideology And Language

Pub Date : 2011-06-08 | Author : James Underhill | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748647002
ISBN 13 : 0748647007

Encouraging readers to reflect upon language and the role metaphor plays in patterning ideas and thought, this book first offers a critical introduction to metaphor theory as it ha..

Cross Culturally Speaking Speaking Cross Culturally

Pub Date : 2014-01-03 | Author : Bert Peeters | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443855273
ISBN 13 : 1443855278

Did you know that, to get a job in Australia, it is important to use the right balance of informal and formal language during the interview? Did you know that student advising in W..

An Introductory Course To Philosophy Of Language

Pub Date : 2016-08-17 | Author : Ufuk Özen Baykent | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443898201
ISBN 13 : 1443898201

Language is what we all share and is our common concern. What is the nature of language? How is language related to the world? How is communication possible via language? What is t..

The Linguistic Worldview

Pub Date : 2013-12-11 | Author : Adam Glaz | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter

ISBN 10 : 9788376560748
ISBN 13 : 8376560743

The book is concerned with the questions posed in Jerzy Bartmi?ski’s (Lublin, Poland) linguistic worldview program: What is the linguistic worldview? Does one language contain on..

In Search Of Non Sense

Pub Date : 2009-01-14 | Author : Elżbieta Chrzanowska-Kluczewska | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443803830
ISBN 13 : 1443803839

[…] it would seem natural to assume that the disciplines of literary studies and linguistics should by rights converge regularly to exchange views as each pursues its own goals. ..