End of ADS-L Digest - 9 Dec 1995 to 10 Dec 1995 *********************************************** There are 9 messages totalling 557 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. non-linguistic thinking (2) 2. name's the same 3. Labov (fwd) 4. Call for Papers 5. thinking in language (2) 6. Language and Intelligence 7. Fwd: (ALERT) INTERNET DAY OF PROTEST TUESDAY DECEMBER 12, 1995 (fwd) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 08:29:15 CST From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: non-linguistic thinking I'm behind in doing my e-mail, so I may be repeating an as-yet unread post. If we thought in language, how would we learn language? Simple as that! How in anyone's imagination could Helen Keller have caught on when her caretaker spelled out 'water' if Helen had to already have language in order to think? (Purists: pardon emphatic split infinitive) DMLance, U of Missouri