Shedding the mold

Nov 4, 2011 by

While we are on the subject of how word meaning may change, I’d like to consider another type of semantic change, the type dependent on the so-called “matrix”, or the particular situation in which the word is...

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How can we know what an ancient text means?

Sep 14, 2011 by

I don’t usually post links to videos or other blogs, but this lecture by my friend and colleague Dr. Joel M. Hoffman is brilliant and well-worth watching! And it touches on the topic we’ve been exploring for some time...

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