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

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ISBN-10: 041515362X

ISBN-13: 9780415153621

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Roy Harris, Professor Roy Harris, Talbot Taylor

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By introducing the reader to the major 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 of this 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…    
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Roy Harris is emeritus Professor of General Linguistics at the University of Oxford. His publications include The Origin of Writing.