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Author Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel IchiyƩ), 1906-1992.

Title Language in thought and action / S. I. Hayakawa, in consultation with Arthur Asa Berger and Arthur Chandler
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1972]


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Description xvii, 289 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Book one. The functions of language. Language and survival -- Symbols -- Reports, inferences, judgements -- Contexts -- The double task of language -- The language of social cohesion -- The language of social control -- The language of affective communication -- Art and tension -- Book two. Language and thought. How we know what we know -- The little man who wasn't there -- Classification -- The two-valued orientation -- The multi-valued orientation -- Poetry and advertising -- The dime in the juke-box -- Rats and men -- Toward order within and without
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 275-278
Notes Also issued online
Subject English language -- Semantics.
English language
English language
LC no. 75182338
ISBN 0155501186