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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".