Historical Roots of Linguistic Theories

ISBN 9789027245618 (Eur) | EUR 120.00
ISBN 9781556196102 (USA) | USD 180.00
ISBN 9789027276391 | EUR 120.00 | USD 180.00
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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). Some of them are specifically focused on the links between the two traditions of reflection on language. The contributions have a common methodological outlook: the authors do not believe that the history of linguistic ideas is a separate activity from research on language or that it is marginal with respect to the latter. On the contrary, they are convinced that in contemporary research into language we can still discern the influence — positive or negative as this may be — of factors deriving from the (sometimes distant) past. A historical analysis of these factors — whether it rejects them as superseded, or redefines them in order to elicit the fruitful suggestions they may still contain — has a contribution to make to the progress of theory.
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Blanco Pena, José Miguel
2021. On ancient vs. modern, eastern vs. western, contributions to text coherence theory. Language & History 64:1  pp. 27 ff. DOI logo
Pennisi, Antonino
1996. Le Rôle Théorique de la psychopathologie du langage dans L’historiographie linguistique. Historiographia Linguistica 23:3  pp. 405 ff. DOI logo

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Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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