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by karivalkama
December 23rd, 2011, 5:33 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: The Epistemology of Linguistics
Replies: 17
Views: 8912

Re: The Epistemology of Linguistics

Hi mwpalmer, Greetings from Finland with no snow. You said: "The difficulty in giving a precise definition for the field of Linguistics stems from the diversity of strands that led into the formation of the field as we now know it. Some came from philosophy, some from anthropology, some from brain r...
by karivalkama
November 22nd, 2011, 3:02 am
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: What Secular Greek texts do you give NT Greek students?
Replies: 22
Views: 12212

Re: What Secular Greek texts do you give NT Greek students?

LXX, didache, etc. If they're learning NT Greek, it's presumably because they want to read (mark, learn, and inwardly digest) the GNT. I am not a teacher, but from my perspective as a linguist, exegete and Bible translator I would like suggest that it is important to read secular Greek, if you want...
by karivalkama
October 20th, 2011, 2:33 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: The Epistemology of Linguistics
Replies: 17
Views: 8912

Re: The Epistemology of Linguistics

Hi RBrown, I would like to answer some of your questions here. First, linguistics is part of humanities, like history or anthropology. Thus it is not exact science, like physics or chemistry. E.g. there may be several explanations to a historical event. Like, why did the first world war start? Scien...

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