Human ecology
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Observations on the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
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1. Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

2. Versions of the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

3. Classification of SWH versions

4. Use of the SWH


5. Thought and language are the same - Pinker

6. Language determines thought

7. Different languages produce different thoughts

8. Semantic categories

9. Discrete vs. continuous

10. Pattern making


11. Objective vs. Subjective

12. Reflective, Constructive, & Intentional

13. Classification


14. SWH vs. universal grammar

15. Lens with other lenses - Gross

16. Structuralism - Hawkes

17. Fixed and free


18. Can't find the word

19. Reflective model

20. Determines?


21. Translation - Faux Aimes

22. Stewart & Cohen vs. Social Construction

23. What the knower brings to the known

24. Representation of numbers

25. Computer models

26. Science of limits - Barrow

27. Objective

28. Subjective

29. Constructive model

30. Intentional model

31. Note: Gould and Cambrian radiation

32. Infinite use of finite media

33. Todorov

34. Piaget

35. Vygotsky

36. Synthetic theories

37. Barthes

38. Is language larger than reality? - Open question

39. Note: Logistic map

40. Note: Mayr - synthetic theories in biology

41. Denial of objective reality

42. Shape rather than reflect


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Created 11/11/99
Last modified 12/11/99