Language of Perception: Views From Anthropology
To understand the underlying principles of categorisation and classification of sensory input semantic analyses must be based on both language and culture. The senses are not only physiological phenomena, but they are also linguistic, cultural, and social. The goal of this task is to explore and describe sociocultural patterns relating language of perception, ideologies of perception, and perceptual practice in our speech communities.
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- Le Guen, Olivier, Gunter Senft & Mark Sicoli. 2008. Language of perception: views from anthropology. In Asifa Majid (ed.), Field Manual Volume 11, 29-36. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
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