The Anarchist Principles of an Association of Hyperpolyglots

The Papers of the International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA)

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: January 6, 2021

Abstract

The International Association of Hyperpolyglots has come to embody a distinct and vibrant ethos within the wider sphere of linguistic praxis that might be described as ‘anarchist’ insofar as it exemplifies certain core aspects of anarchist philosophy (see Cahill 1989). This paper identifies the robust coherence between key elements of anarchist praxis, and their embodiment within HYPIA, to argue that HYPIA’s budding growth, and its distinction from other language organizations, is attributable to an anarchist ethos.

Keywords: language, anarchist, philosophy of language, multilingualism, polyglot, hyperpolyglot

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., The Anarchist Principles of an Association of Hyperpolyglots (January 6, 2021). The Papers of the International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA) ( email )

HYPIA
www.polyglotassociation.org
Montreal, Quebec
Canada

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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