Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I: The Western Tradition from Socrates to Saussure by Professor Roy HarrisLandmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I: The Western Tradition from Socrates to Saussure by Professor Roy Harris

Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I: The Western Tradition from Socrates to Saussure

byProfessor Roy Harris, Roy Harris, Talbot Taylor

Hardcover | April 17, 1997

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By introducing the reader to the main issues and themes that have determined the development of the Western linguistic tradition, an evolution of linguistic thought quickly becomes apparent. Each chapter in this accessible book contains a short extract from a `landmark' text followed by a commentary which places the text in its social and intellectual context.The authors, who consider writers from Aristotle to Caxton to Saussure, have fully revised the original edition ofthis text. Complete with two new chapters on Bishop John Wilkins and Frege, a revised preface and updated bibliography, this book will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in the History of Linguistics, or the History of Western Thought.
Title:Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I: The Western Tradition from Socrates to SaussureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:April 17, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415153611

ISBN - 13:9780415153614

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