Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Humboldt, Worldview and Language$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

James Underhill

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780748638420

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.edinburgh.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Edinburgh University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ESO for personal use.date: 26 May 2020

What Do We Have in Mind When We Talk about Language?

What Do We Have in Mind When We Talk about Language?

Chapter:
(p.10) Chapter 2 What Do We Have in Mind When We Talk about Language?
Source:
Humboldt, Worldview and Language
Author(s):

W. Underhill James

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0002

This chapter briefly outlines the reasons why it is necessary to distinguish between individual speech and writing, on the one hand, and the language of a linguistic community, on the other. Great confusion results from failing to do so, especially when authors begin to reflect upon the relation between ‘language’ and thought.

Keywords:   Language, Sprache, Thought

Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.