Unit 2: Spinning webs of meaning, language and social reality

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Here you will find some food for thought and inspiration relevant to the theme of Unit 2 to tickle your imagination even more
(these are just mere suggestions, this is not mandatory literature for the course):

Steven Pinker on Language and Thought
In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds -- and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize
´╗┐Steven Pinker is a linguist that questions the very nature of our thoughts -- the way we use words, how we learn, and how we relate to others.
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