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Language, Saussure and Wittgenstein How to Play Games with Words

Language, Saussure and Wittgenstein: How to Play Games with Words

1st Edition

By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris
December 21, 1990

Saussure as a linguist and Wittgenstein as a philosopher of language are arguably the two most important figures in the development of twentieth-century linguistic thought. By pointing out what their ideas have in common, in spite of emanating from very different intellectual sources, this study ...

Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment A contribution to the history of the relationship between language theory and ideology

Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment: A contribution to the history of the relationship between language theory and ideology

1st Edition

By Ulrich Ricken
August 12, 2014

Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment treats the development of linguistic thought from Descartes to Degerando as both a part of and a determining factor in the emergence of modern consciousness. Through his careful analyses of works by the most influential thinkers ...

Ideology and Linguistic Theory Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

Ideology and Linguistic Theory: Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

1st Edition

By John A. Goldsmith, Geoffrey J. Huck
November 18, 1996

In Ideology and Linguistic Theory Geoffrey Huck and John Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure....

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III: The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

1st Edition

By Kees Versteegh
June 02, 1997

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Vol 3 is devoted to a linguistic tradition that lies outside the Western mainstream, namely that of the Middle East.The reader is introduced to the major issues and themes that have determined the development of the Arabic linguistic tradition. Each chapter contains ...

Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I The Western Tradition From Socrates To Saussure

Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I: The Western Tradition From Socrates To Saussure

2nd Edition

By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris, Talbot Taylor
April 17, 1997

By introducing the reader to the main issues and themes that have determined the development of the Western linguistic tradition, an evolution of linguistic thought quickly becomes apparent. Each chapter in this accessible book contains a short extract from a `landmark' text followed by a ...

Generative Linguistics An Historical Perspective

Generative Linguistics: An Historical Perspective

1st Edition

By Frederick J. Newmeyer
August 08, 1997

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume II The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume II: The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

By John E. Joseph, Nigel Love, Talbot J Taylor
July 09, 2001

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II introduces the major issues and themes that have determined the development of Western thinking about language, meaning and communication in the twentieth century.Each chapter contains an extract from a 'landmark' text followed by a commentary, which places the ...

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