Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication

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A dominant epistemological assumption behind Western philosophy is that it is possible to locate some form of commonality between languages, traditions, or cultures - such as a common language or lexicon, or a common notion of rationality - which makes full linguistic communication between them always attainable. Xinli Wang argues that the thesis of incommensurability challenges this assumption by exploring why and how linguistic communication between two conceptually disparate languages, traditions, or cultures is often ...

Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138264144

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Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication 2007, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754630340

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