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" of particular names to denote particular objects, that is, the institution of nouns substantive, would probably be one of the first steps towards the formation of language. Two savages who had never been taught to speak, but had been bred up remote from... "
Lectures on the science of language, delivered at the Royal institution of ... - Page 356
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1861
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...of Languages, appears to me to be equally simple and satisfactory. \ " The assignation" (says he) " of particular names, to "denote particular objects;...the first " steps towards the formation of Language. The par" ticular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from " the weather ; the particular tree,...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1817 - 598 pages
...COMPOUND LANGUAGES. CONSIDERATIONS CONCERNING THE FIRST FORMATION OF LANGUAGES, &c. THE assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...institution of nouns substantive, would, probably, be oue of the first steps towards the formation of language. Two savages, who had never been taught to...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...would be iniustice to his opinion, to attempt to express it in any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...language. Two savages who had never been taught to apeak, but had been bred up remote from the societies of men, would naturally begin to form that language...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1824
...would be injustice to his opinion, to attempt to express it in any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...Two savages who had never been taught to speak, but hud been bred up remote from the societies of men, would naturally begin to form that language by which...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

Readers - 1828 - 384 pages
...names general names, applicable to whatever exists conformable to such abstract ideas. The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects...the first steps towards the formation of Language. The particular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from the weather ; the particular tree, whose...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...Origin of Languages, appears to me to be equally simple and satisfactory. " The assignation," says he, " of particular names, to denote particular objects...the first steps towards the formation of Language. The particular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from the weather ; the particular tree, whose...
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Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1835
...any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects, that IB, the institution of nouns substantive, would probably...men, would naturally begin to form that language by whicti they would endeavour to make their mutual wants intelligible to each other, by uttering certain...
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London, Volume 1

Philological Society (Great Britain) - Philology - 1844
...languages, appended to his work on the " Theory of Moral Sentiments." He observes that the assigning particular names to denote particular objects, that...the first steps towards the formation of language. The objects most familiar to two aborigines would have particular names given to them, as a cave, a...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind: In Two Parts

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1847 - 627 pages
...Origin of Languages, appears to me to be equally simple and satisfactory. " The assignation," says he, " of particular names, to denote particular objects ; that is, the institution of nouns substantive ; vould probably be one of the first steps towards the formation of language. The particular cave,...
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History of the philosophy of mind: embracing the opinions of all ..., Volume 1

Robert Blakey - Cognitive science - 1848
...in a Dissertation on Languages, prefixed to his Theory of Moral Sentiments, says ; " The assignation of particular names to denote particular objects — that is, the institution of nouns substantial, would probably be one of the first steps towards the formation of language. The particular...
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