The Language Myth in Western Culture

Roy Harris (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 228 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The basic claim of this book is that for 2000 years and more the western tradition has relied on two very dubious assumptions about human communication: that each national language is a unique code and that linguistic communication consists in the utilization of such codes to transfer messages from mind to mind.