Language in Thought and Action

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For over 50 years, Language in Thought and Action has examined language through the lens of modern semantics. With an understanding of the roles and different uses of language, one can better communicate with those around them. Like the first edition, Language in Thought and Action uses poignant and relevant examples to better explain the subtleties and nuiances of language.

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Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18, 1906 – February 27, 1992) was a Canadian-born American academic and political figure. He was an English professor, served as president of San Francisco State University and then a United States Senator from California from 1977 to 1983. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he was educated in the public schools of Calgary, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba; received his undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg in 1927; graduate degrees in English from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1928, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1935.
Alan Hayakawa received his B.A. from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He has worked as a reporter and editor for The Oregonian in Portland, as a Washington correspondent with Newhouse News Service in Washington, D.C., and is currently with The Patriot-News of Harrisburg,PA. Alan started at The Patriot-News as a writing coach and now manages the newspaper's information-on-request system called InsideLine (a telephone-based information system known generically as audiotext).

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