Philippe Van Parijs
List of John Benjamins publications for which Philippe Van Parijs plays a role.
Linguistic diversity as curse and as by-product Respecting Linguistic Diversity in the European Union, Arzoz, Xabier (ed.), pp. 17–462008
What is linguistic diversity? How can it be measured? Can the spreading of a lingua franca be expected to reduce it? And if so, does it matter? In an attempt to answer these questions, this paper first distinguishes the three dimensions of diversity – richness, evenness and distance – and describes… read more | Article
Tackling the Anglophones’ free ride: Fair linguistic cooperation with a global lingua franca Linguistic inequality in scientific communication today: What can future applied linguistics do to mitigate disadvantages for non-anglophones?, Carli, Augusto and Ulrich Ammon (eds.), pp. 72–862007
In science and in all other domains that require communication across borders, we need one lingua franca, and this lingua franca will be English. The adoption of the native language of some as everyone’s lingua franca unavoidably raises a problem of justice in various senses. One of these is… read more | Article