Common language of all people: The innate language of thought

Common language of all people: The innate language of thought ISSN 0032-9460, Problems of Information Transmission, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 378–397.  c Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. Original Russian Text  c A. Wierzbicka, 2011, published in Problemy Peredachi Informatsii, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 84–103. THE INTERNATIONAL DOBRUSHIN PRIZE Common Language of All People: The Innate Language of Thought A. Wierzbicka DOI: 10.1134/S0032946011040065 The International Dobrushin Prize for 2010 was awarded to Anna Wierzbicka. Wierzbicka is affil- iated with the Australian National University, Canberra. The prize was presented on July 25, 2011, at the International Mathematical Conference in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Anna Wierzbicka’s Lecture Esteemed Colleagues, Dear Friends! I am so pleased to be able to meet with you that I want to take this opportunity to present to you a talk about what is for me the most important thing: the common human language, the innate semantic system shared by all people. Russia is a country where semantics has traditionally been particularly strong (as has mathe- matics), and where scholars have always devoted themselves to the study of meaning more than elsewhere. Russia is also a country of Problems of Information Transmission Springer Journals

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