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Language and Experience in 17th-Century British Philosophy

Lia Formigari - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1988 - 169 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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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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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: Proceedings of the ...

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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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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A Short History of Linguistics

R.H. Robins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 296 pages
This complete revision and updating of Professor Robins' classic text offers a comprehensive account of the history of linguistic thought from its European origins some 2500 ...
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Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

Margaret Thomas - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 328 pages
What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on ...
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Landmarks in Linguistic Thought 1: The Western Tradition from Socrates to ...

Roy Harris, Talbot J. Taylor - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 234 pages
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 ...
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Limiting the Arbitrary: Linguistic Naturalism and Its Opposites in Plato's ...

John Earl 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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