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Talk, Thought, And Thing: The Emic Road Toward Conscious Knowledge Kenneth L. Pike

Talk, Thought, And Thing: The Emic Road Toward Conscious Knowledge

Kenneth L. Pike

Published May 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780883126103
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Pike addresses the current changing world, in which men are slipping their intellectual moorings. His first presupposition is the fundamental fact of human language. Another is the importance of the emic principle in understanding reality. In statingMorePike addresses the current changing world, in which men are slipping their intellectual moorings. His first presupposition is the fundamental fact of human language. Another is the importance of the emic principle in understanding reality. In stating this principle, Pike says that persons understand persons, things, and events in relation to occurrence in structure, to class membership, and to social, physical, economic, psychological, and historical function and in relation to the control their frames of reference have over them.