Edward Sapir
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Philosophy of Language
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Synopsis:
  • Language and thought influence each other
  • Language also shapes thought
  • The structure of the language has an influence on the way its speakers understand the environment
  • Language contains a hidden metaphysics
  • Language contains an implicit classification of experience
  • Grammatical and categorial patterns of language embody cultural models
  • Language is a culturally-determined system of patterns that creates the categories by which individuals not only communicate but also think

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