Edited By Martin Hinton
Geoffrey Sampson - Two Ideas of Creativity
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University of Sussex
Two ideas of creativity
Discussion of the scientific status of linguistics is often clouded by an ambiguity in the terms “creative”, “creativity”. Linguists have taken to using these words in a way that is very different from the way they are used in everyday English, and this idiosyncratic usage is arguably responsible for serious misunderstandings about the nature of human language.
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