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Lee, Penny. 1996. The Whorf Theory Complex. A critical reconstruction. John Benjamins. x + 324 pp.
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A comprehensive account of the ideas of B.L. Whorf explaining the nature and logic of the linguistic relativity principle while also situating it within a larger ‘theory complex’. Drawing on Whorf’s (un)published writings, it is shown how twelve elements of theory interweave in a sophisticated account of relations between language, mind, and experience.

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