Foundations for a Science of Language
This volume presents, for the first time in English, a representative view of Gustave Guillaume's thought. The texts, drawn mainly from his manuscript notes for lectures at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris, were selected as far as possible for their accessibility, as requiring no prior knowledge of his work. The result is a panorama of the far-ranging and often provocative thought of one of the twentieth century's most original linguists.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 31] 1984. xxiv, 175 pp.
Publishing status: Available
© John Benjamins Publishing Company
Table of Contents
Preface | p. v
Acknowledgements | p. vi
Gustave guillaume 1883–1960 | p. xi
Notes for the reader | p. xix
Preliminary comments | p. 3
1. The problematics of a science of language | p. 13
2. From problematics to systematics in the study of language | p. 49
3. Sign and significate | p. 69
4. The act of language | p. 79
5. Language and system | p. 103
6. Thought and language | p. 133
Epilogue | p. 151
Bibiography | p. 167
Index | p. 171
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