<CPOV> A critique of the idea of neutral language
jawbrey at att.net
Fri May 28 14:26:29 CEST 2010
So where would you want to go with this? The links that you gave debouch,
as they say, onto a very wide field, most of which is far more interesting
than the Wikipedestrian defile on whose fruits we currently gorge -- or gag.
To your new rhetoric I might well add the golden oldie of Peircean semiotic,
but what would be the first critical step in the application to wikioid media?
Alan Shapiro wrote:
> As a contribution to the ongoing debate and discussion, I have
> posted at my website some writing by my friend Marc Silver called
> "Arguing the Case: Language and Play in Argumentation":
> This is an excerpt from Marc's book which addresses
> the question of neutrality in discourse and knowledge.
> Marc Silver is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Modena, Italy.
> -- Alan N. Shapiro
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