- Title Pages
Chapter 1Setting the scene
Chapter 2How languages work
Chapter 3What is necessary
Chapter 4What is desirable
Chapter 5What is not (really) needed
Chapter 6How about complexity?
Chapter 7How many words should there be?
Chapter 8The limits of a language
Chapter 9Better for what purpose?
Chapter 10An ideal language
Chapter 11Facing up to the question
- Notes and sources
- Are Some Languages Better than Others?
R. M. W. Dixon
- Oxford University Press
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