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Product Description: The pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897--1941) grasped the relationship between human language and human thinking: how language can shape our innermost thoughts. His basic thesis is that our perception of the world and our ways of thinking about it are deeply influenced by the structure of the languages we speak...read more

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9780262517751 | 2 edition (Mit Pr, July 13, 2012), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: The pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897--1941) grasped the relationship between human language and human thinking: how language can shape our innermost thoughts.

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Product Description: This book marks an exciting convergence towards the idea that human culture and cognition are rooted in the character of human social interaction, which is unique in the animal kingdom. Roots of Human Sociality attempts for the first time to explore the underlying properties of social interaction viewed from across many disciplines, and examines their origins in infant development and in human evolution...read more
By N. J. Enfield (editor) and Stephen C. Levinson (editor)

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9781845203931 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 19, 2006), cover price $130.95 | About this edition: The book attempts for the first time to explore the underlying properties of social interaction viewed from across many disciplines, and examines their origin in infant development and in human evolution.

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9781845203948 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 17, 2006), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This book marks an exciting convergence towards the idea that human culture and cognition are rooted in the character of human social interaction, which is unique in the animal kingdom.

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Product Description: Spatial language - that is, the way languages structure the spatial domain - is an important area of research, offering insights into one of the most central areas of human cognition. In this collection, a team of leading scholars review the spatial domain across a wide variety of languages...read more
By Stephen C. Levinson (editor) and David P. Wilkins (editor)

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9780521855839 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 9, 2006, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Spatial language - that is, the way languages structure the spatial domain - is an important area of research, offering insights into one of the most central areas of human cognition.

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9780521671781 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 2, 2006, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: Spatial language - that is, the way languages structure the spatial domain - is an important area of research, offering insights into one of the most central areas of human cognition.

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Product Description: Biological and cultural processes have evolved together, in a symbiotic spiral; they are now indissolubly linked, with human survival unlikely without such culturally produced aids as clothing, cooked food, and tools. The twelve original essays collected in this volume take an evolutionary perspective on human culture, examining the emergence of culture in evolution and the underlying role of brain and cognition...read more
By Pierre Jaisson (editor) and Stephen C. Levinson (editor)

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9780262122788 | Bradford Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: Biological and cultural processes have evolved together, in a symbiotic spiral; they are now indissolubly linked, with human survival unlikely without such culturally produced aids as clothing, cooked food, and tools.

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9780262621977 | Bradford Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $8.75

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Product Description: Spatial orientation and direction are core areas of human and animal thinking. But, unlike animals, human populations vary considerably in their spatial thinking. Revealing that these differences correlate with language (which is probably mostly responsible for the different cognitive styles), this book includes many cross-cultural studies investigating spatial memory, reasoning, types of gesture and wayfinding abilities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521812627 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 14, 2003, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Spatial orientation and direction are core areas of human and animal thinking.

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9780521011969 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Spatial orientation and direction are core areas of human and animal thinking.

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Product Description: Recent years have seen a revolution in our knowledge of how children learn to think and speak. In this volume, leading scholars from these rapidly evolving fields of research examine the relationship between child language acquisition and cognitive development, bringing two vital strands of investigation into close dialog...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Melissa Bowerman (editor) and Stephen C. Levinson (editor)

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9780521593588 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: Recent years have seen a revolution in our knowledge of how children learn to think and speak.

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9780521596596 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $74.99 | About this edition: Recent years have seen a revolution in our knowledge of how children learn to think and speak.

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This is the first extended discussion of preferred interpretation in language understanding, integrating much of the best research in linguistic pragmatics from the last two decades. (view table of contents)

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9780262122184 | Mit Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $112.50

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9780262621304 | Bradford Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: This is the first extended discussion of preferred interpretation in language understanding, integrating much of the best research in linguistic pragmatics from the last two decades.

Product Description: Linguistic relativity is the claim that culture, through language, affects the way in which we think, and especially our classification of the experienced world. This book reexamines ideas about linguistic relativity in the light of new evidence and changes in theoretical climate...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John J. Gumperz (editor) and Stephen C. Levinson (editor)

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9780521444330 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $136.99 | About this edition: Linguistic relativity is the claim that culture, through language, affects the way in which we think, and especially our classification of the experienced world.

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9780521448901 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $79.99 | About this edition: Linguistic relativity is the claim that culture, through language, affects the way in which we think, and especially our classification of the experienced world.

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Product Description: Those aspects of language use that are crucial to an understanding of language as a system, and especially to an understanding of meaning, are the acknowledged concern of linguistic pragmatics. This textbook provides a lucid and integrative analysis of the central topics in pragmatics - deixis, implicature, presupposition, speech acts, and conversational structure...read more

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9780521222358 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 29, 1983), cover price $54.50 | About this edition: Those aspects of language use that are crucial to an understanding of language as a system, and especially to an understanding of meaning, are the acknowledged concern of linguistic pragmatics.

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9780521540896 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 2005, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Those aspects of language use that are crucial to an understanding of language as a system, and especially to an understanding of meaning, are the acknowledged concern of linguistic pragmatics.
9780521294140 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 29, 1983, cover price $64.99 | About this edition: Those aspects of language use that are crucial to an understanding of language as a system, and especially to an understanding of meaning, are the acknowledged concern of linguistic pragmatics.

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