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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

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  • Speculative Grammar, Universal Grammar, Philosophical Analysisby Dino Buzzetti; Maurizio Ferriani

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 165.00

    This volume brings together papers originally presented at a seminar series on Speculative Grammar, Universal Grammar, and Philosophical Analysis, held at the University of Bologna in 1984. The seminars aimed at considering various aspects of the interplay between linguistic theories on the one hand, and theories of meaning and logic on the other.... more...

  • Studies in Medieval Linguistic Thoughtby E.F.K. Koerner; Hans-Josef Niederehe; Robert H. Robins

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents a set of papers on linguistic thought in the Middle Ages. It is complemented by a comprehensive bibliography and indices. The papers in this volume appeared earlier in Historiographia Linguistica 7:1/2 (1980). more...

  • The Study of Indo-European Vocalism in the 19th centuryby Wilbur A. Benware

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1974; US$ 158.00

    In the 19th century research on the Indo-European languages was to a large degree coterminus with the development of linguistics itself. The most notable accomplishments, as related in every history of linguistics, took place in the area of phonology. The present study examines one aspect of phonological investigation of the Indo-European languages:... more...

  • Uniformitarianism in Linguisticsby T. Craig Christy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    This study examines specific implications of the considerable overlap in methodology and theory of 19th-century geology and philology. Recognition of this overlap is indispensable to a complete understanding of philology?s development into the more empirical science of linguistics, especially as this empiricism culminates in the neogrammarian doctrine... more...

  • Universal History of Linguisticsby Esa Itkonen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00

    This wide-ranging book presents the linguistic achievements of four major cultures to readers presumably conversant with modern theoretical linguistics. The chapter on India discusses in detail Pāṇini's (c. 400 B.C.) grammar Ast-adhy-ay-i as well as the work of his commentators Kātyāyana, Patanjali, and Bhartṛhari. In the... more...

  • Linguistic Historiographyby E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00

    The present volume brings together the author's most recent thinking on the tasks and methods of linguistic historiography and his critical assessment of the legacy of a number of major 20th-century scholars. Some of the chapters are revisions of previously published articles, which together with new materials have been welded into a coherent volume. more...

  • Diversions of Galwayby Anders Ahlqvist

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 195.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers from the Fifth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, dealing with subjects ranging from the classical period till the 20th century. more...

  • A Glance at the History of Linguisticsby Holger Pedersen; Caroline C. Henriksen; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    This volume presents a translation into English of Holger Pedersen?s Et Blik på Sprogvidenskabens Historie (Copenhagen 1916). In addition, it provides an introductory article by E.F.K. Koerner on Pedersen?s life and work, and a bibliography of his writings. more...

  • Grammar and Philosophy in Late Antiquityby Anneli Luhtala

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00

    This book examines the various philosophical influences contained in the ancient description of the noun. According to the traditional view, grammar adopted its philosophical categories in the second century B.C. and continued to make use of precisely the same concepts for over six hundred years, that is, until the time of Priscian (ca. 500). The standard... more...

  • Linguistic Reconstruction and Indo-European Syntaxby Paolo Ramat; Onofrio Carruba; Anna Giacalone Ramat; Giorgio Graffi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

    The aim of the colloquium, from which this volume derives, was to bring together approaches from general linguistics and language reconstruction, to show how these can benefit from eachother. Although the focus was on Indo-European languages, other language families were present in the discussion, as typological insights may provide useful parallels... more...