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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

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  • 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...

  • Historical Roots of Linguistic Theoriesby Lia Formigari; Daniele Gambarara

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00

    Most of the papers collected in this volume concentrate on the history of linguistic ideas in France and Italy in the modern period (from the Renaissance to the present day). Some of them are specifically focused on the links between the two traditions of reflection on language. The contributions have a common methodological outlook: the authors do... more...

  • History and Historiography of Linguisticsby Hans-Josef Niederehe; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 212.00

    These two volume present papers from the Fourth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS IV), held at the University of Trier, Germany, in August 1987. Volume 1 contains the following sections: I. Generalia; II. Antiquity; III. Arabic Linguistics; IV. Middle Ages; V. Renaissance; VI. 17th Century. Volume 2 continues... more...

  • History and Historiography of Linguisticsby Hans-Josef Niederehe; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 213.00

    Papers from the Fourth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS IV), Trier, 24-28 August, 1987 more...

  • The History of Grammar in the Middle Agesby Richard William Hunt; Geoffrey L. Bursill-Hall

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 165.00

    This volume brings together a number of papers written by R. W. Hunt (1908-1979) on the history of grammar in the Middle Ages. The importance of these papers lies almost as much in the spark of scholarly investigation that they have inspired, as in their contribution to original research. The first three studies in this collection deal with the change... more...

  • History of Linguistic Thought in the Early Middle Agesby Vivien A. Law

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    Surveys of linguistics in the Middle Ages often begin with the twelfth century, dismissing the preceding six centuries as 'devoid of originality' or 'dependent upon Donatus and Priscian'. This collection of articles devoted to linguistics in the early Middle Ages attempts to redress the balance by presenting a variety of approaches to new and controversial... more...

  • Introduction to the Study of Languageby Berthold Delbrück; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1974; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains a fac simile edition of the 1882 English translation of Delbrück?s Einleitung in das Sprachstudium. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte und Methodik der vergleichenden Sprachforschung (Leipzig 1880), together with a Foreword and a Selected Bibliography. more...

  • Language and Earthby Bernd Naumann; Frans Plank; Gottfried Hofbauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 213.00

    In former times, the study of language was rarely pursued in isolation, and many of the other intellectual concerns that used to be intertwined with language study have long been on the record of historians of linguistics. The present volume is the first to probe into an association of linguistics that has so far been neglected: that with the study... more...

  • Leibniz, Humboldt, and the Origins of Comparativismby Tullio De Mauro; Lia Formigari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 180.00

    Both Leibniz and Humboldt are scholars in whose work we find a passionate interest in the history and development of languages combined with a strong theoretical commitment. Linking their names to linguistic comparativism draws attention to the contribution these scholars have made to the history of comparativism and also promotes discussion of the... more...

  • De Ortu Grammaticaeby Geoffrey L. Bursill-Hall; Sten Ebbesen; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 203.00

    The Danish scholar Jan Pinborg (1937-1982) made outstanding contributions to our understanding of medieval language study. The papers in this volume clearly demonstrate the wealth of Pinborg's scholarly interests and the extent of his influence.Though centered on medieval theories of grammar and language, the collection ranges in time from the fourth... more...