Daniel Everett




Daniel Everett is an author and academic best known for his study of the Amazon’s Pirahã people and their language. Professor Everett is one of the world’s leading and most original linguists, having spent much of his life living with the Pirahã, arguing that their language disproves the argument for a ‘Universal Grammar’, instead suggesting that language is a cultural tool.

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Does the mind arise from the brain? Is the self a fantasy? American anthroplogist and linguist Daniel Everett interrogates our assumptions and questions if the self is made from more than just matter.

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