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ERIC Number: EJ611435
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0388-0001
Language Constructing Language: The Implications of Reflexivity for Linguistic Theory.
Taylor, Talbot J.
Language Sciences, v22 n4 p483-99 Oct 2000
Asks what first-order language might be like if there were no way to talk, write, or sign about it--that is, what if there were no second-order metalanguage. By considering the consequences for writing, translation, pragmatics, semantics, and language acquisition and evolution, it is suggested that without second-order, reflexive properties, first-order language itself could not exist. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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