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Re: [ontolog-forum] language and thinking

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From: Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:41:13 -0500
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On Aug 30, 2010, at 11:35 AM, FERENC KOVACS wrote:
My pleasure. As far as for someone being harsh on Whorf, I am not surprised. Everybody sems to be an authority on language, Joe Stalin and his pal Marr used to come out with their lingustic  theories too at a time. Recently, Steven Pinker is seen as a great mind in linguistics whereas his book The Stuff of Thought is fully packed with metaphors and is a humpty-dumpty level of academic prose.

Stones, glass houses...just sayin'.


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