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Language and Experience in 17th-century British Philosophy

Lia Formigari - Philosophy - 1988 - 178 pages
The focus of this volume is the crisis of the traditional view of the relationship between words and things and the emergence of linguistic arbitrarism in 17th-century British ...
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Signs, Science and Politics: Philosophies of language in Europe 1700 1830

Lia Formigari - Philosophy - 1993 - 218 pages
This book tells the story of how 18th-century European philosophy used Locke's theory of signs to build a natural history of speech and to investigate the semiotic tools with ...
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Leibniz, Humboldt, and the Origins of Comparativism

Tullio De Mauro, Lia Formigari - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 329 pages
Both Leibniz and Humboldt are scholars in whose work we find a passionate interest in the history and development of languages combined with a strong theoretical commitment ...
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Historical Roots of Linguistic Theories

Lia Formigari, Daniele Gambarara - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 309 pages
Most of the papers collected in this volume concentrate on the history of linguistic ideas in France and Italy in the modern period (from the Renaissance to the present day ...
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Linguistic Relativities: Language Diversity and Modern Thought

John Leavitt - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010
There are more than six thousand human languages, each one unique. For the last five hundred years, people have argued about how important language differences are. This book ...
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The History of Linguistics in Europe: From Plato to 1600

Vivien Law - History - 2003 - 307 pages
This book, first published in 2003, examines the history of western linguistics from ancient Greece up to the Renaissance.
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From Whitney to Chomsky: Essays in the History of American Linguistics

John Earl Joseph - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 234 pages
What is 'American' about American linguistics? Is Jakobson, who spent half his life in America, part of it? What became of Whitney's genuinely American conception of language ...
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Universal History of Linguistics: India, China, Arabia, Europe

Esa Itkonen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 368 pages
This wide-ranging book presents the linguistic achievements of four major cultures to readers presumably conversant with modern theoretical linguistics. The chapter on India ...
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Limiting the Arbitrary: Linguistic naturalism and its opposites in Plato's ...

John E. Joseph - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 224 pages
The idea that some aspects of language are ‘natural’, while others are arbitrary, artificial or derived, runs all through modern linguistics, from Chomsky’s GB theory and ...
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