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Author Aarsleff, Hans.

Title From Locke to Saussure : essays on the study of language and intellectual history / Hans Aarsleff
Published London : Athlone, 1982

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Description viii, 422 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Leibniz on Locke on language -- The study and use of etymology in Leibniz -- The history of linguistics and Professor Chomsky -- Locke's reputation in nineteenth-century England -- The tradition of Condillac.. -- Condillac's speechless statue -- Thomas Sprat -- John Wilkins -- An outline of language origins theory since the Renaissance -- Bréal vs.Schlechler: reorientation in linguistics during the latter half of the nineteenth century -- Wilhelm von Humboldt and the linguistic thought of the French idéologues -- Taine and Saussure -- Wordsworth, language and romanticism -- Bréal, "la sémantique", and Saussure
Analysis Language and languages Philosophy History
Linguistics History
Notes Linguistics (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy -- History.
Linguistics -- History.
Linguistics.
Linguistics -- history.
LC no. 86672210
ISBN 048530001X