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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

Ulrich Ricken
August 15, 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...

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

John E. Joseph, Nigel Love, Talbot J Taylor
May 31, 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...

Generative Linguistics: An Historical Perspective

Generative Linguistics: An Historical Perspective

1st Edition

Frederick J. Newmeyer
July 03, 1997

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

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III: The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III: The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

1st Edition

Kees Versteegh
May 08, 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

Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris, Talbot Taylor
March 27, 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...

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

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

1st Edition

John A. Goldsmith, Geoffrey J. Huck
October 31, 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....

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

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

1st Edition

Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris
October 25, 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...

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