Experience, evidence, and sense the hidden cultural legacy of English

In this volume, Anna Wierzbicka demonstrates that three uniquely English words - evidence, experience, and sense - are linchpins. Using a rigorous plain language approach to meaning analysis she unpackages the dense cultural meanings of these key words disentangles their multiple meanings, and trace...

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Main Author: Wierzbicka, Anna
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2010, c2010
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In this volume, Anna Wierzbicka demonstrates that three uniquely English words - evidence, experience, and sense - are linchpins. Using a rigorous plain language approach to meaning analysis she unpackages the dense cultural meanings of these key words disentangles their multiple meanings, and traces their origins
Physical Description:x, 460 p.
ISBN:9780199867653
0199867658