This Week's Interview

Two Pirahã women learning how to use pencil and paper, image by Dan Everett

Language and Thought

Daniel L. Everett

The linguist argues that all language has a basis in culture and explains how Chomsky is like Freud: crucial, but crucially wrong.

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