More fascinating case histories from the neurologist Sacks.
An eloquent call for better environmental stewardship, and a sobering review of the damage we’ve done so far.
Pinker reviews what human language can tell us about the structure of our minds and thoughts.
Quine analyzes the referential mechanisms of English. Along the way he introduces the notion of “radical translation”, the attempt to translate a wholly unknown language into a known one, concluding that it is, in general, not possible.