Amateurish linguistics — why?

Jan 21, 2011 by

Andrei Zalizniak’s lecture, to which I’ve posted a link, discusses the so-called “amateurish linguistics”, the pursuit focused mostly on “discovering” (in fact, making up) whimsical and...

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Andrei Zalizniak’s lecture

Jan 21, 2011 by

For my Russian-speaking (listening?) readers: this is an excellent lecture by a great Russian linguist Andrei Zalizniak about science and pseudo-science, linguistics, ideology, postmodernism and the national inferiority complex...

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