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ERIC Number: EJ246370
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Language, Evolution of Consciousness, and the Recovery of Human Meaning.
Barfield, Owen
Teachers College Record, v82 n3 p427-33 Spr 1981
The historical study of words, and particularly of the changes in their meanings, has two benefits. First, it can bring to light our recent and culture-bound perspective on the nature of language, and, secondly, the approach to language needs to be made with a perspective on the future rather than the past. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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