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Monboddo, James Burnett Lord 1714-1799

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Works: 159 works in 561 publications in 4 languages and 5,140 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography 
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Antient metaphysics by James Burnett Monboddo( )

89 editions published between 1777 and 2001 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

112 editions published between 1729 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Origin and Progress of Language Burnett analysed the structure of languages, and argued that humans had evolved language skills in response to changing environment and social structures. Burnett was the first to note that some languages create lengthy words for rather simple concepts. He reasoned that in early languages there was an imperative for clarity, so that redundancy was built in and seemingly unnecessary syllables added. He concluded that this form of language evolved when clear communication might be the determinant of avoiding danger
Of the origin and progress of language : Vol. I by James Burnett Monboddo( )

15 editions published between 1773 and 1974 in English and German and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antient metaphysics by James Burnett Monboddo( )

12 editions published between 1797 and 1977 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antient metaphysics by James Burnett Monboddo( )

9 editions published in 1799 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language : Vol. III by James Burnett Monboddo( )

15 editions published between 1786 and 1974 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Monboddo and some of his contemporaries by William Angus Knight( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Observations on "Ancient Metaphysics" / Samuel Horsley
Des Lord Monboddo Werk von dem Ursprunge und Fortgange der Sprache by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

17 editions published between 1784 and 1785 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

15 editions published between 1774 and 1974 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antient metaphysics by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

23 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

12 editions published between 1774 and 1974 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des Lord Monboddo Werk von dem Ursprunge und Fortgange der Sprache by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

5 editions published in 1784 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( )

3 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguaggio e società by Johann Gottfried Herder( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in Italian and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antient metaphysics 1779-1799 by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

5 editions published between 1774 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manuscripts relating to Lord Monboddo, at Monboddo, in Kincardineshire by William Fraser( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the origin and progress of language : in six volumes by James Burnett Monboddo( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (360)

German (29)

Italian (7)

French (1)