Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Benjamin Lee Whorf (April 24, 1897 – July 26, 1941)...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Central to Whorf's inquiries was the approach later described as metalinguistics by G....

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Hopi time Whorf's study of Hopi time has been the most...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 In turn universalist scholars frequently dismiss as "dull" or "boring", positive findings of...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Posthumous reception and legacy At Whorf's death his friend G. L....

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Eric Lenneberg, Noam Chomsky, and Steven Pinker have also criticized Whorf for failing...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Work on Hopi and descriptive linguistics Sapir also encouraged Whorf to...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 In 1928 he first presented a paper at the International Congress of Americanists...

Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf : biography April 24, 1897 - July 26, 1941 Career in fire prevention Whorf graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of...

Clement Martyn Doke

Clement Martyn Doke : biography 16 May 1893 - 24 February 1980 Doke served the University of the Witwatersrand until his retirement in 1953. He...