Key Thinkers in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language

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Siobhan Chapman, Christopher Routledge
Oxford University Press, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 282 pages
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This book is a unique and accessible reference guide to the work of eighty key figures who have played an important role in the development of ideas about language from antiquity to the twenty-first century. The entries are extensively cross referenced, allowing readers to trace influences, developments, and debates both in contemporary thinking and across time. Each entry concludes with suggestions for further reading of primary texts and secondary sources, encouraging readers to find out more about the particular key thinker and the impact of his or her ideas.
 

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Contents

Aristotle
1
Arnauld
7
Austin
10
Ayer
16
Bakhtin
23
Barthes
27
Benveniste
30
Berkeley
31
Kripke
163
Kristeva
166
Labov
172
Lacan
175
Leibniz
178
Lewis
182
Locke
183
Malinowski
186

Bernstein
33
Bloomfield
34
Boas
41
Bopp
42
Bourdieu
43
Brugmann
45
Cameron
48
Carnap
49
Chomsky
53
Davidson
60
Derrida
66
Descartes
71
Dummett
77
Firth
80
Fodor
86
Frege
92
Geach
99
Goodman
102
Greenberg
103
Greimas
106
Grice
108
Grimm
114
Halliday
116
Hegel
122
Hjelmslev
124
Hockett
127
Humboldt
128
Hume
131
Husserl
133
Jakobson
139
Jones
147
Kant
153
Katz
159
Martinet
187
Marx
189
Mill
192
Milroy
195
Montague
197
Moore
200
Morris
202
Peirce
203
Piaget
205
Pike
206
Plato
207
Popper
214
Putnam
217
Quine
219
Ramsey
225
Rask
226
Russell
227
Ryle
233
Sacks
235
Sapir
238
Saussure
241
Searle
248
Sinclair
254
Skinner
255
Strawson
256
Tannen
260
Tarski
261
Todorov
264
Trubetzkoy
267
Whorf
268
Wittgenstein
271
Index
279
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Siobhan Chapman is at University of Liverpool.

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