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The Limitations of Language By Terence Moore

The Limitations of Language

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This book explores the relation between language and our senses and emotions, taking readers into domains as diverse as wine-tasting, marriage guidance counselling, medical training and face recognition. The authors suggest that language is capable of both confusing and clarifying.
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The Limitations of Language by Terence Moore

This book explores the relation between language and our senses and emotions, taking readers into domains as diverse as wine-tasting, marriage guidance counselling, medical training and face recognition. The authors suggest that language is capable of both confusing and clarifying.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The limits of language: changing perspectives; maps and languages; languages and maps; the public and the private - a difficult balancing act; secret reference - a grand illusion; words and things - a second secret reference; convergence; convergence and clarity; taking time to understand; private uncertainty, public confusion; language on automatic pilot; language solidarity. Part 2 Language, sense and emotion: seeing faces; when a face really matters; educating the senses; talking about tasting - the language of wine; wine and words - an empirical approach; feeling we understand; language and emotion. Part 3 The language of reflection: taking part and standing back; telling stories - a special case of observer language; telling stories and telling the truth.

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GOR003735125
The Limitations of Language by Terence Moore
Terence Moore
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1988-09-19
180
0333371534
9780333371534
N/A
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