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Humboldt, Worldview and Language

James Underhill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates the vigorous and inspiring linguistic philosophy of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Many English-speaking authors speak of a ‘Humboldtian tradition’ and associate Humboldt's name with ... More


Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

George E. Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293434
eISBN:
9780520966697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of an 18th-century Vietnamese Catholic priest who traveled from Tonkin to the Portuguese court in Lisbon to persuade its ruler to appoint a bishop for his community of ... More


Conclusion: The Occupied Territories as a Cornerstone in the Reconstruction of Israeli Society

Izhak Schnell and Daniel Bar-Tal

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In conclusion, the chapter summarizes the insights derived from the chapters of the book, from which three themes emerge: 1. The development of an Israeli identity and of the emerging regime -It is ... More


What Do We See in the Term Worldview?

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Various authors contend that the term ‘worldview’ comes to us from Humboldt. Few authors seem to understand, however, the full scope of Humboldt's concept of a language which opens up the world to ... More


Reformulating the Worldview Hypothesis

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter begins by summarizing Humboldt's contribution to the contemporary study of comparative linguistics in six crucial points. It then proceeds to consider the relationship between language, ... More


Introduction

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces “enlightened” realism and “cowboy” liberalism, making the case for studying presidential worldviews, particularly with the Bush administrations, and then examines the ... More


On the Impossibilities of a Post-Racist America in the Obama Era

Karanja Keita Carroll

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter interrogates the reality of racism and white supremacy in what some today refer to as “The Obama Era” and what others regard as evidence of a “Post-Racist America.” By utilizing an ... More


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