Bill  Gay

Language and Violence, Fall 2005

PHIL  6246-091 and LBST 6000-091


Bibliographic Information for Material in Course Packet, Fall 20 05



Blum, Lawrence.  ÒAntiracism, Multiculturalism, and Interracial Community:  Three Educational Values for a Multicultural Society.Ó  Oppression, Privilege, and Resistance:  Theoretical Perspectives on Racism, Sexism, and Heterosexism (New York:  McGawHill, 2004), pp. 564-582.

Burtt, Edwin A.  "Philosophers as Warriors."  The Critique of War:  Philosophical Explorations, ed. Robert Ginsberg (Chicago:  Henry Regnery Company, 1969), pp. 30-42.

Chang, Dae H. and Charles H. Zastrow.  "That Martini Hit Me Like a German Tank:  Our Aggressive Use of Language."  Monda Lingvo-Problemo  6, n16 (1976), pp. 17-23.

Cohn, Carol.  "Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defense Intellectuals."  Exposing Nuclear Phallacies, ed. Diana Russell (Elmsford, NY:  Pergamon, 1989), pp. 127-159.

Garver, Newton.  "What Violence Is."  The Nation  209 (June 24, 1968), pp. 817-822.

Gay, William C.  "Nuclear Discourse and Linguistic Alienation."  Journal of Social Philosophy  18, n2 (Summer 1987), pp. 42-49.

hooks, bell.  ÒLanguage:  Teaching New Worlds/New Words.Ó Teaching to Transgress:  Education as the Practice of Freedom (New York:  Routledge, 1994).  Pp. 167-175.

Huxley, Aldous.  "Words and Behaviour."  The Olive Tree (NY:  Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937), pp. 84-103.

Lang, Berel.  "Language and Genocide."  Echoes from the Holocaust:  Philosophical Reflections on a Dark Time, eds. Alan Rosenberg and Gerald E. Myers (Philadelphia:  Temple UP, 1988), pp. 341-361.

McConnell-Ginet, Sally.  ÒÕQueeringÕ Semantics:  Definitional Struggles.Ó  Language and Sexuality:  Contesting Meaning in Theory and Practice, eds. Kathryn Campbell-Kibler, Roberta J. Podesva, Sarah J. Roberts, and Andrew Wong, (Stanford:  CSLI, 2002), pp. 137-160.

McCosh, Sandra.  "Aggression in Children's Jokes."  Maledicta  1, n2 (Winter 1977), pp. 125-132.

Platt, Thomas.  "The Concept of Violence as Descriptive and Polemic."  International Social Science Journal 44, n2 (May 1992), pp. 185-191.

Ross, Stephanie.  "How Words Hurt:  Attitude, Metaphor, and Oppression."  Sexist Language:  A Modern Philosophical Analysis, ed. Mary Vetterling-Braggin (Totowa, NJ:  Littlefield, Adams and Co., 1981), pp. 194-216.

Saussure, Ferdinand de.  "Introduction, Chapter 4" and "Part One, Ch 2."  Course in General Linguistics, eds. Charles Bally  et al., trans. Wade Baskin (NY:  McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1959), pp. 17-20 and 71-78.

Tirrell, Lynne.  ÒDerogatory Terms:  Racism, Sexism, and the Inferential Role Theory of Meaning.Ó  Language and Liberation:  Feminism, Philosophy, and Language, eds. Christina Hendricks and Kelly Oliver (Albany:  SUNY Press, 1999), pp. 41-79.