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by Seleucus
Mon May 08, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: Language culture separable? Connection to critical theory?
Replies: 20
Views: 3686

Re: Language culture separable? Connection to critical theory?

It seems therefore that countries like the UK or Australia who insist that immigrants learn English as a way of encouraging integration may be misguided. Although it might not be possible to say to what extent teaching immigrants the language of the host country encourages integration, I think it p...
by Seleucus
Sat May 06, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: Language culture separable? Connection to critical theory?
Replies: 20
Views: 3686

Language culture separable? Connection to critical theory?

I would like to get some input on the subject of the separability of language and culture. On why a supposed unseparableness might be essential to critical theory (political correctness), and the implications for national language policy and nation building. The structuralists, Lévi-Strauss or Sauss...