Edward Sapir


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Noun1.Edward Sapir - anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939)
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Trabajadora incansable a las ordenes del tambien legendario Franz Boas, maestra y colega de Margaret Mead y companera e intima amiga de Edward Sapir, Benedict sigue siendo una autoridad inescapable para los expertos en cultura y en comunicacion sobre todo por su estilo, por su aproximacion delicada y armoniosa a los fenomenos de la civilizacion y por su sutileza intelectual.
Anthropologist Edward Sapir was arguably the most important organizer and theorist of the culture-and-personality school, publishing two important early articles on culture-and-personality (Sapir, 1932; Sapir, 1934).
As Edward Sapir put it, "'language and our thought-grooves are inextricably interwoven, [and] are, in a sense, one and the same'" (p.
On the basis of Rojo's study, "The Language Problem in the Philippines," she became consultant to the committee composed of Leonard Bloomfield, Edward Sapir, Frank Blakse, Henry Pratt Fairchild, Harold H.
For several decades, proponents of linguistic determinism and linguistic relativity have identified themselves with Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf.
Then, late in 1911, he met with a break that changed his life's course: an offer from Edward Sapir, the Geological Survey's chief anthropologist, to study material culture at Six Nations.
In 1911 "An Anthropological Survey of Canada," published in the journal, Science, by Edward Sapir, the first director of the Anthropology Division, set out a program of research designed to address anthropological issues considered urgent at that time.
Later at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied Greek and Latin, he thought he might work in Bible translation in Africa, so he studied the work of the linguists Edward Sapir and Leonard Bloomfield.
Influencias griegas y romanas en la literatura occidental (1954) y Edward Sapir, El lenguaje: introduccion al estudio del habla (1954).
1) Hipotesis Sapir-Whorf de Edward Sapir, El lenguaje.
Benjamin Lee Whorf (Wintrhop, Estados Unidos: 1897 --Whetersfeild, Estados Unidos: 1941) y Edward Sapir (Lauenberg, Prusia: 1884-- New Haven, Estados Unidos 1939) echaron mano de las lenguas nativas de Norteamerica para probar una hipotesis cientifica en torno al postulado de Humboldt que conocemos como el principio de la relatividad linguistica.
Parte ella de los estudios llevados a cabo en el siglo xx que clasifica en dos periodos: el primero es el de los primeros intentos en el que se privilegio la explicacion de la diferencia entre la /t/ y la /tl/, representado por Edward Sapir, Walter Lehmann y Benjamin Whorf.