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What is the relationship between language and thought? What information did you find about the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?
About linguistic determination and linguistic relativity?How many words for snow do Eskimos have?( Please tell what are they).
Why is that and how does that show the relationship between thought and language? Are there other examples to illustrate this relationship?
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What is the relationship between language and thought? The relationship between language and thought is that each person thinks in the language that they speak. Therefore, the perception of language impacts the thought processes of different cultures. According to Locke, "First, our Senses, conversant about particular sensible objects, do convey into the mind several distinct perceptions of things, according to those various ways wherein those objects do affect them. And thus we come by those ideas we have of yellow, white, heat, cold, soft, hard, bitter, sweet, and all those which we call sensible qualities; which when I say the senses convey into the mind, I mean, they from external objects convey into the mind what produces there those perceptions. This great source of most of the ideas we have, depending wholly upon our senses, and derived by them to the understanding, I call SENSATION." (ESSAY CONCERNING
HUMAN UNDERSTANDING by John Locke BOOK II: Locke's ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING Of Ideas Chapter I Of Ideas in general, and their Original)
What information did you find about the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis? The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is named after the two linguistic theorists Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf ...
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