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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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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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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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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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Linguistic Content: New Essays on the History of Philosophy of Language

Margaret Cameron, Robert J. Stainton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2015 - 280 pages
This volume explores the rich history of philosophy of language in the Western tradition, from Plato and Aristotle to the twentieth century. A team of leading experts focus in ...
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The Many Roots of Medieval Logic: The Aristotelian and the Non-Aristotelian ...

John Marenbon - History - 2007 - 268 pages
The specialized essays in this collection study whether non-Aristotelian traditions of ancient logic had a role for medieval logicians. Special attention is given to Stoic ...
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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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Universal Grammar in Second-Language Acquisition: A History

Margaret Thomas - Foreign Language Study - 2004 - 272 pages
From the ancient Mediterranean world to the present day, our conceptions of what is universal in language have interacted with our experiences of language learning. This book ...
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