Edward Sapir


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anthropologist and linguist

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Early contracts awarded by the Museum under Edward Sapir between 1911 and 1924 contained the notation,
Barbeau was trained at Oxford and joined the Geological Survey of Canada under Edward Sapir in 1910.
To some extent, this idea challenges the nearly 70-year-old argument of Edward Sapir and Benjamin Whorf, both Yale University anthropologists.
THE SAPIR-WHORF HYPOTHESIS, developed in the 1930s by the linguists Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf, holds that the language we use will determine how we see the world.
Not long before his death, the late linguist Edward Sapir wrote a series of brilliant essays in an effort to work through his affliction of Arbeitshimmel, or what today we would identify as "workaholism.
1994, The Psychology of Culture: A Course of Lectures by Edward Sapir.
The anthropology division was then under the direction of Edward Sapir, a former student of Boas.
She, along with a handful of graduate students, was trained at Yale University by Edward Sapir, the legendary linguist and anthropologist, and became a force behind the Survey of California Indian Languages.
This theory emphasizes the relationship of style to linguistics, as does the theory of Edward Sapir, who talked about literature that is form-based (such as that of Algernon Charles Swinburne, Paul Verlaine, Horace, Catullus, and Virgil, and much of Latin literature) and literature that is content-based (such as that of Homer, Plato, Dante, and William Shakespeare) and the near untranslatability of the former.
Firth, Benjamin Whorf, and Edward Sapir, Hunt studies the plays chronologically.
lt;IR> EDWARD SAPIR </IR> later reduced these to six: Eskimo-Aleut, Algonquian-Wakashan, NaDene, Uto-Aztecan, Penutian, and Hokan-Siouan.
Beuchat's "irreparable personal loss," Edward Sapir, chief of the Geological Survey's anthropological division, urged his superiors to provide an annual pension of $500, equivalent to the late anthropologist's expedition pay.
Falk draws from the work of Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf, Maxwell McCombs and Donald shaw, George Gerbner, George Lakoff, and other scholars whose work emphasizes that the primary means by which populations become familiar with candidates is through the media.
Another linguist, Edward Sapir, likewise suggests that the language that we use places our mind into particular kinds of "grooves," guiding our perceptions of the things around us.
Famed linguist Edward Sapir worked with Ishi to document the Yahi language.