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Ignorance of Language

Michael Devitt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199250967
eISBN:
9780191603945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250960.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Is Chomsky right about the psychological reality of language? What is linguistics about? What role should linguistic intuitions play in constructing grammars? What is innate about language? Is there ... More


Thought and the Language Faculty

Michael Devitt

in Ignorance of Language

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199250967
eISBN:
9780191603945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250960.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that the view that conceptual competence is part of linguistic competence is not undermined by the well-known dissociation of cognitive impairment and linguistic impairment. In ... More


The Languages of Aristophanes: Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Classical Attic Greek

Andreas Willi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215102
eISBN:
9780191718915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215102.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

By examining linguistic variation in Aristophanic comedy, this book opens up a new perspective on intra-dialectal diversity in Classical Attic Greek. A representative range of registers, technical ... More


Clear Cases

Brian Bix

in Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260509
eISBN:
9780191682100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260509.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Most of the writing about clear cases is not about sociology of chances of convergences but rather about language-based determinacy. Clear cases may give the appearance of a predictable or obvious ... More


‘Among Wolves’ or ‘When in Rome’?: Translating Katherine Mansfield

Gerri Kimber

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Following a brief discussion of what constitutes a ‘good’ translation, this chapter seeks to demonstrate how the translation of Katherine Mansfield’s fiction into French is a complex process, which ... More


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