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The Resource Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill

Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill

Label
Humboldt, worldview and language
Title
Humboldt, worldview and language
Statement of responsibility
James W. Underhill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 'worldview', but what do we mean by this term? Attributed to German politician and philologist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835), the term has since been adopted by numerous linguists. Within specialist circles it has become associated with what is known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis which suggests that the nature of a language influences the thought of its speakers and that different language patterns yield different pa
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Underhill, James W.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humboldt, Wilhelm von
  • Humboldt, Wilhelm von
  • Humboldt, Wilhelm von
  • Language and languages
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Language and languages
  • Sprachtheorie
  • Sprache
  • Denken
  • Sprachliches Weltbild
Label
Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Language and World; 1. The Word is a World (La parole est un monde); 2. What Do We Have in Mind When We Talk about Language?; 3. What Do We See in the Term Worldview?; 4. Boas; 5. Sapir; 6. Whorf; Part II: Humboldt, Man and Language; 7. Worldview (Weltanschauung or Weltansicht); 8. Sprache; 9. The Work of the Mind; 10. Form; 11. Creativity, Culture and Character; 12. Catching the Character; 13. A Seeing and Feeling Worldview; 14. Four Dangers in the Comparative Approach; 15. Reformulating the Worldview Hypothesis; 16. A Final Word
Control code
ocn430834891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748640225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612136610
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 213661
  • 22573/cttk0gw7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)430834891
Label
Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Language and World; 1. The Word is a World (La parole est un monde); 2. What Do We Have in Mind When We Talk about Language?; 3. What Do We See in the Term Worldview?; 4. Boas; 5. Sapir; 6. Whorf; Part II: Humboldt, Man and Language; 7. Worldview (Weltanschauung or Weltansicht); 8. Sprache; 9. The Work of the Mind; 10. Form; 11. Creativity, Culture and Character; 12. Catching the Character; 13. A Seeing and Feeling Worldview; 14. Four Dangers in the Comparative Approach; 15. Reformulating the Worldview Hypothesis; 16. A Final Word
Control code
ocn430834891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748640225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612136610
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 213661
  • 22573/cttk0gw7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)430834891

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