Rescuing Endangered Languages Means Saving Ideas, Or Does It?

Sep 1, 2011 by

Yet another article appeared recently on that prides itself for “Smart journalism. Real solutions”. But as is often the case with the media reporting on language-related topics, facts, fiction and...

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Epistemological populism in linguistics

Dec 13, 2010 by

In his recent Geocurrents posting about the Mercator projection, Martin Lewis talks about “epistemological populism”, the approach that “equates truth with popularity” (for example, proponents of this approach...

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