Re: Gerold Firl and ethnographic data
Stephen Barnard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 05 Oct 1996 16:51:11 -0800
Shannon Adams wrote:
> Bryant wrote:
> > In article <email@example.com>,
> > Daniel Maltz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >Since neither Gerold nor Bryant seem to understand my point about
> > >the inadequacy of Elman Service's _Profiles in Ethnology_ as an
> > >authoritative source, I will make one attempt to explain myself.
> > Disagreeing does not constitute misunderstanding, you arrogant twit.
> > >For several years now, Gerold Firl has been posting a variety of
> > >theoretical arguments, supposedly rooted in ethnographic data.
> > I was simply making the point that if you ask for a reference and get
> > one, you don't have a lot to whine about, so long as it covers the topic.
> > If you have counter-references, post them. All I see you doing here is
> > saying "not good enough" as if that were a substantive objection to
> > points made.
> > Bryant
> I may be mistaken but didn't someone espousing an anti-post modern position
> do the same this with Sokal. That reference was not accepted either,
Can you post a reference to that? :-)
Seriously, I don't recall it, but maybe I missed it. I have read that
thread carefully (as the originator).