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Experience, evidence, and sense : the hidden cultural legacy of English / Anna Wierzbicka
Bib ID 4979562
Format BookBook
Author
Wierzbicka, Anna, 1938
 
Description Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2010 
x, 460 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780195368000
9780195368017
Full contents
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 1. Making the Familiar Look Foreign
  • 1. Mere Words or Keys to a Cultural World?
  • 2. The Cultural and Historical Baggage of English
  • 3. The Legacy of "British Empiricism,"
  • 4. The English Word Empirical and the French Word Empirical: A Closer Look
  • 5. ̀Theory', ̀Common Sense', and the Reliability of the Senses
  • 6. Natural Semantic Metalanguage as an Effective Methodology for Cultural Semantics
  • Part II. Experience and Evidence
  • 2. Experience: An English Keyword and a Key Cultural Theme
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-430) and index.

Subjects English language -- Semantics.  |  English language -- Social aspects.  |  Language and languages -- Philosophy.
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Experience, evidence, & sense

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