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Whistling Tribe Rewrites Rules of Language

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Whistling Tribe Rewrites Rules of Language

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett is highlighted for his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, which explores the rules of human language and the relationship between culture, thinking, and happiness through the study of one Amazonian tribe called the Piraha.

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by George Grattan August 9, 2016

Bentley University’s Co-Provost and Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett talked with us recently about a wide range of topics, including being featured in a new book by Tom Wolfe, two of his own upcoming books, the importance of studying the origins of language, and the value of a fusion approach to business education.

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