History and Historiography of Linguistics

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS IV), Trier, 24–28 August 1987

Volume 1: Antiquitity–17th Century

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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 with: VII. 18th Century; VIII. 19th Century; IX. 20th Century; and provides Author and Subject Indexes.
[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 51:1]  1990.  xxv, 1-396 pp.
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Table of Contents
Teil I
Vorwort
xi
Konferenzprogramm
xiii
Opening Address
Aldo Scaglione
xxi
I. Generalia
De la ‘technê“ au calcul: La question de la scientificité de la grammaire
Sylvian Auroux
3
Grammatik als ‘inventio’
Richard Baum
19
Die ersten Stunden: Am Ursprung der Sprachwissenschaft
Volker Heeschen
33
On the History of Linguistic Terminology
Joachim Mugdan
49
On ‘Unrewriting the History of Linguistics’
E.F.K. Koerner
63
II. Antike
Free Will versus Arbitrariness in the History of the Linguistic Sign
Talbot J. Taylor
79
Roman Evidence on the Authenticity of the Grammar Attributed to Dionysius Thrax
Vivien A. Law
89
Some Formal Aspects of Aristotelian Componential Semantics
William E. McMahon
97
Zu Text und Interpretation der grammatischen Abschnitte in Aristoteles’ Poetik und zur Umdeutung und Umformung der Redeteileinteilung bis ins orientalische Mittelalter
Haiim B. Rosén
111
III. Arabische Sprachwissenschaft
New North Arabian Epigraphic Evidence for the History of the Decipherment of the Alphabet
William J. Jobling
125
Al-Mubarrad's Place in the History of Arabic Grammar
Janusz Danecki
135
Are Linguists Ridiculous?: A heavenly discussion between grammarians in the 11th century
Kees Versteegh
147
An Aspect of 19th-Century Arabic Lexicography: The modernizing role and contribution of Faris al-Shidyak (1804?-1887)
Mohammed Sawaie
157
IV. Mittelalter
Commentary and Metalanguage in Early Medieval Latin Grammar
Mark E. Amsler
175
Un courant méconnu de la grammaire spéculative
Irène Rosier-Catach
189
Medieval Philosophers and Translation
L.G. Kelly
205
Alonso de Madrigal: A medieval Spanish pioneer of translation theory
Julio-Cesar Santoyo
219
“Ydioma tripharium” (Dante De vulgari eloquentia, I 8-9)
Mirko Tavoni
233
V. Renaissance
Zum Begriff der ‘brevitas’ in der Grammatik (16. und 17. Jahrhundert)
Claire Lecointre
251
Grammaire et philosophie chez Jules-César Scaliger
Pierre Lardet
261
Translation in Pedro-Simón Abril's (1530-1600) Teaching Method
Manuel Breva-Claramonte
275
On the History of Classifications in the Romance Language Group
Olga Koutna
287
French Grammarians and Grammars of French in the 16th Century
Douglas A. Kibbee
301
La tradizione storico-filologica nella linguistica italiana del Settecento
Claudio Marazzini
315
Lexikbeschreibung und Lexikographie zum Spanischen in Amerika
Hans-Dieter Paufler
329
VI. 17. Jahrhundert
The Origins of Syntax: Descartes or the ‘Modistae’?
Aldo Scaglione
339
On Comenius' Universal Language
Jana Přívratská
349
John Wilkins’ Theory of the Origin and Development of Language: Historical linguistics in 17th-century Britain
Joseph L. Subbiondo
357
‘Influence’ in Linguistic Historiography: Some examples from 17th-century France
Wendy Ayres-Bennett
367
Le traitement de l'article dans les grammaires françaises à l'usage des néerlandophones en Belgique (du XVIIe au XIXe siècle)
Annie Boone
381
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  90042546