|An Online Journal of Modern Philology||ISSN 1214-5505|
[Vanishing Jungle Voices 2]
2015-02-24 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article revisits the text Mizející hlasy džungle by Vojtěch Kotecký and draws parallels between the world of endangered species and the world of endangered languages.
[Ten Years of the Vilém Mathesius Society]
2013-01-14 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article presents a short recollection of the first decade of existence of the Vilém Mathesius Society.
[The Status of Indigenous Languages Spoken by Karl May’s Native American Heroes]
2012-12-05 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article presents a few notes on the present-day status of three Native American languages: Shoshone, Blackfoot, and Crow. It is meant to commemorate the 170th anniversary of Karl May’s birth and the 100th anniversary of his death.
[Universities, etymology, society (Co. Ltd.?)]
2011-06-20 • General Topics • ISO reference
The actual policy, pulling the universities in the direction of an exclusively material production, rises from a certain idea of the globalisation. Etymology shows us that this idea is not corresponding to reality.
[Some notes on the third edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language]
2011-02-18 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article is a short review of the third edition of David Crystal’s The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language published by Cambridge University Press in 2010 (ISBN 9780521736503).
2011-01-21 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article is an interview with a Czech oncologist presenting her views on the importance of doctor-patient communication for the successful treatment of the patient. The interviewee responds to questions prepared by D. H. Sevin some twenty years ago.
[Teaching Communication in Medicine: Literature Background]
2009-04-14 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article provides an informatory survey into existing literature background for learning communication skills in the field of medicine. It presents the situation which can be observed in the Czech Republic, and bases its conclusions on the analysis of three recent contributions relevant to the topic represented by the title.
[Particularities of Doctor-Patient Interaction]
2009-04-13 • General Topics • ISO reference
The article describes a few particularities of interaction between doctors and patients. The author pays attention especially to those aspects of medical interviewing which are viewed by the doctor and the patient as disserviceable.
[The Thirteenth at the Table]
2004-09-07 • General Topics • ISO reference
This article encourages both the authors and the readers to find a responsible and conscious approach towards the outcome of the philological studies and its practical applicability.
2004-06-21 • General Topics • ISO reference
Using Wittgenstein’s concept of language games the author offers his own view on logical semantics and tries to refute an argument that the notion of winning has no meaning in the context of language.
Robert de Beaugrande
2004-03-11 • General Topics • ISO reference
The discussion suggests that the process of peer-review is illogical and may hinder rather than promote the more important goals of academic research, possibly driving a wedge between the official theories of reviewing and its concrete practices as recorded in the discourse of reviewers.
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