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On Language Change : the Invisible Hand in Language.

Author: Rudi Keller; Brigitte Nerlich
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2005. ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the twentieth century paradigms of linguistics have largely left language change to one side. Rudi Keller's book is an exciting contribution to linguistic philosophy becuase it puts language change back on the linguistics agenda and demonstrates that, far from being a remote mystery, it can and should be explained.
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Keller, Rudi.
On Language Change : The Invisible Hand in Language.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rudi Keller; Brigitte Nerlich
ISBN: 9780203993286 0203993284
OCLC Number: 1048571070
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Contents: Book Cover --
Half-Title --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
Preface --
Part I Exposition of the problem --
Chapter 1 The problem of language change --
1.1 WHY DOES LANGUAGE CHANGE? --
1.2 ORGANISM OR MECHANISM? --
1.3 INTENTIONS, PLANS, AND CONSCIOUSNESS --
1.4 ESSENCE, CHANGE, AND GENESIS --
Chapter 2 Historical reconstruction --
2.1 THE ORIGIN OF LANGUAGE: A STORY AND ITS INTERPRETATION --
The first stage --
The second stage --
The third stage --
The fourth stage --
The fifth stage --
The sixth stage --
The seventh stage --
2.2 MANDEVILLE'S PARADOX --
2.3 CONJECTURAL HISTORY --
Chapter 3 In the prison of dichotomies --
3.1 NATURE VERSUS ART-INSTINCT VERSUS REASON --
3.2 ARGUMENTS IN PRISON: SCHLEICHER, MÜLLER, WHITNEY --
3.3 IS LANGUACE MADE BY PEOPLE? --
Part II Solution and discussion --
Chapter 4 The working of the invisible hand --
4.1 LANGUAGE-A PHENOMENON OF THE THIRD KIND --
4.2 INVISIBLE-HAND EXPLANATIONS --
4.3 CAUSAL, FINAL, AND FUNCTIONAL EXPLANATIONS --
4.4 MAXIMS OF LINGUISTIC ACTIONS --
4.5 STASIS AND DYNAMICS OF LANGUAGE --
Chapter 5 Discussion --
5.1 LÜDTKE'S LAW OF LANGUAGE CHANGE --
5.2 ON THE THEORY OF NATURAL NESS --
5.3 DIACHRONY OR SYNCHRONY? --
5.4 CHOMSKY'S I-LANGUAGE --
5.5 POPPER'S WORLD 3 --
Chapter 6 Conclusion --
6.1 LANGUAGE CHANGE AS AN EVOLUTIONARY PROCESS --
6.2 RESUMÉ AND PLEA FOR EXPLANATORY ADEQUACY --
Notes --
References --
Index.

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In the twentieth century paradigms of linguistics have largely left language change to one side. Rudi Keller's book is an exciting contribution to linguistic philosophy becuase it puts language change back on the linguistics agenda and demonstrates that, far from being a remote mystery, it can and should be explained.

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