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Linguistics Lec 2 January 26 2012.rtf

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT100Y1
Professor
Boddy
Semester
Winter

Description
ANT100 Linguistics Lecture 2 January 26 2012Signify Reality How Signs Construct the World Language Culture PrejudiceNature vs NurtureAdaptationThe fact that human beings depend so much on nurture makes us adapt better in an evolutionary senseHuman universals and divisionsPrejudice racism ethnocentrism Anthropology and imperialism history not done anthropology and ethnocentrism cultural relativismSignifying Reality How Signs Construct the WorldSignification making sense making signs how we make sense of things by signs Linguistic and nonlinguistic signs The nature of signssignifier the sign and signified the command that you should stopEx Cat signifier the idea of catness signified the word catsymbol icon indexdenotation and connotation How signs construct reality How we construct ourself Homo sapiens human that knowsKnowing making sense reflecting representing somehow we have to be able re present ourselvesTo make senseto signify signifyTo use signs The study of signs signifying semiotics
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