High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

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language Ton Lemaire
10 min reading time

Irksome English

Why do the Dutch so readily turn to the English language? Cultural philosopher Ton Lemaire has long been bothered by the use of English words when there exists a perfectly good Dutch alternative.

Conceptual engineering c Lauren Fonteyn
language Nina Haket
7 min reading time

In Search of a Language Utopia

‘Conceptual engineering’ tries to improve the way we speak about concepts. But is it possible to ‘improve’ language? And if so, how should we go about it?

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