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John Wilkins and 17th-century British linguistics

Author: Joseph L Subbiondo
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1992.
Series: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series III,, Studies in the history of the language sciences ;, v. 67.
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In this reader, 19 articles have been collected that bring out the central position of John Wilkins and his "Essay Toward a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language" (1668) in the history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
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John Wilkins and 17th-century British linguistics.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1992
(OCoLC)609211295
Named Person: John Wilkins; John Wilkins; John Wilkins; John Wilkins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph L Subbiondo
ISBN: 9027245541 9789027245540 1556193629 9781556193620
OCLC Number: 24871909
Notes: Essays previously published 1931-1986.
Description: xvi, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Acknowledgements; 2. Editor's Introduction, pXIII; 3. I. John Wilkins (1614-1672): Life and Work; 4. John Wilkins (by Aarsleff, Hans), p3; 5. II. Wilkins and the 17th-century Reconciliation of Science, Religion, and Language; 6. John Wilkins' Essay Toward a Real Character: Its place in the seventeenth century episteme (by Clauss, Sidonie), p45; 7. Dr. Wilkins and the Royal Society (by Stimson, Dorothy), p69; 8. The Ross-Wilkins Controversy (by McColley, Grant), p95; 9. John Wilkins and the Royal Society's Reform of Prose Style (by Christensen, Francis), p133; 10. III. The Sources of Wilkins' Philosophical Language; 11. Comenius and the Real Character in England (by DeMott, Benjamin), p155; 12. The Sources and Development of John Wilkins' Philosophical Language (by DeMott, Benjamin), p169; 13. On the Sources of John Wilkins' Philosophical Language (by Funke, Otto), p183; 14. Language Universals and 17th-Century Universal Schemes (by Cram, David), p191; 15. IV. Theory and Practice in Wilkins' Philosophical Language; 16. 'Philosophical' Grammar in Wilkins' Essay (by Salmon, Vivian), p207; 17. On the Project of a Universal Character (by Cohen, Jonathan), p237; 18. The Real Character of Bishop Wilkins (by Andrade, Edward Neville da Costa), p253; 19. Wilkin's Natural Grammar: The verb phrase (by Frank, Thomas), p263; 20. V. Wilkins' Classification of Reality; 21. John Wilkins and Noah's Ark (by Emery, Clark), p279; 22. John Wilkins' Linguistic Views (by Linsky, Sergey Semenovich), p285; 23. John Wilkins' Theory of Meaning and the Development of a Semantic Model (by Subbiondo, Joseph L.), p291; 24. John Wilkins' and William Lloyd's Alphabetical Dictionary (1668): Towards a comprehensive, and systematically defined, lexicon (by Dolezal, Fredric), p309; 25. The Significance of John Wilkins in the History of Bibliographical Classification (by Vickery, B.C.), p329; 26. VI. Wilkins' Legacy; 27. John Wilkins' Essay (1668): Critics and continuators (by Salmon, Vivian), p349; 28. Select Biography; 29. A. Writings by John Wilkins, p365; 30. B. Secondary Sources, p366; 31. Index of Biographical Names
Series Title: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series III,, Studies in the history of the language sciences ;, v. 67.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph L. Subbiondo.
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