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Ideas of Benjamin Lee Whorf, by Text

[American, 1897 - 1941, Born in Winthrop. Anthropologist, who did fieldwork with Hopi Indians to study their language. Died at Wethersfield.]

1936 An American Indian model of the Universe
p.246 p.246 Scientific thought is essentially a specialised part of Indo-European languages
p.57 p.57 The Hopi have no concept of time as something flowing from past to future
p.63 p.63 Hopi consistently prefers verbs and events to nouns and things
1936 Punctual and segmentive Hopi verbs
p.55 p.55 Language arranges sensory experience to form a world-order