Philosophy of Science 66 (3):S250-S259 (1999)

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In this paper I provide a metatheoretical analysis of speech perception research. I argue that the central turning point in the history of speech perception research has not been well understood. While it is widely thought to mark a decisive break with what I call "the alphabetic conception of speech," I argue that it instead marks the entrenchment of this conception of speech. In addition, I argue that the alphabetic conception of speech continues to underwrite speech perception research today and moreover that it functions as a dogma which ought to be rejected.
Keywords Isomorphism  Perception  Science  Speech  Bloomfield, L
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Language.Franklin Edgerton & Leonard Bloomfield - 1933 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 53 (3):295.

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