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Fifty key thinkers on language and linguistics

Author: Margaret Thomas
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
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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 Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language. Each entry includes a discussion of the person' s life, work and ideas as well as the  Read more...
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Thomas, Margaret (Margaret Ann), 1952-
Fifty key thinkers on language and linguistics.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010050352
(OCoLC)166360265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Thomas
ISBN: 9780203814482 0203814487 9781134191703 1134191707
OCLC Number: 794411985
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 306 p.)
Contents: Pāṇini (4th or 5th century BCE) --
Plato (c. 428/7-c. 349/7 BCE) --
Aristotle (384-322 BCE) --
Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 BCE) --
Language in the Bible --
Aelius Donatus (4th century BCE) and Priscian of Caesarea (6th century CE) --
Sībawayhi (d. c.796) --
'The first grammarian' (twelfth century) --
The speculative grammarians (fl. c. 1250-1400) --
King Sejong the Great (1397-1450) --
Antoine Arnauld (1612-1694) and Claude Lancelot (1615-1695) --
John Wilkins (1614-1672) --
John Locke (1632-1704) --
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) --
Étienne Bonnot, Abbé de Condillac (1714-80) --
Johan Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) --
August Wilhelm von Schlegel (1767-1845) and Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel (1772-1829) --
Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) --
Jakob Grimm (1785-1863) --
Franz Bopp (1791-1867) --
Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) --
Paul Broca (1824-1880) --
William Dwight Whitney (1827-94) --
James A.H. Murray (1837-1915) --
Henry Sweet (1845-1912) --
Jan Baudouin de Courtenay (1845-1929) --
Karl Brugmann (1849-1919) --
Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) --
Otto Jespersen (1860-1943) --
Daniel Jones (1881-1967) --
Edward Sapir (1884-1939) --
Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949) --
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) --
John Rupert Firth (1890-1960) --
Lev Semenovic Vygotsky (1896-1934) --
Roman Jakobson (1896-1982) --
Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897-1941) --
Louis Hjelmslev (1899-1965) --
J.L. Austin (1911-1960) --
Kenneth L. Pike (1912-2000) --
H. Paul Grice (1913-88) --
Joseph H. Greenberg (1915-2001) --
Charles F. Hockett (1916-2000) --
Roger William Brown (1925-97) --
M.A.K. Halliday (b. 1925) --
William Labov (b. 1927) --
Noam Chomsky (b. 1928) --
Kenneth L. Hale (1934-2001) --
James D. McCawley (1938-99) --
Deborah Cameron (b. 1958).
Responsibility: Margaret Thomas.

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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 Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language. Each entry includes a discussion of the person' s life, work and ideas as well as the historical context and an analysis of his or her lasting contributions.

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