On Jul 14, 2009, at 11:42 AM, Linvi Charles wrote: > I have noticed that the field of linguistics is very underdeveloped > with > respect to its foundation. In the other fields that I am interested > in, I > seem to have a never-ending supply of books and articles to read. > However, > in linguistics, I struggle to find any worthwhile books at all. > > Although I disagree with a lot of his conclusions, "Women, Fire, and > Dangerous Things" is a very worthwhile book. Can any one recommend > to me > some more linguistics books that have a similar focus? I am mainly > interested in the foundations of language (which is seems to be the > focus of > "Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things". I'm also unsure of what you mean by "its foundation".