History of Linguistics 1993

Papers from the Sixth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS VI), Washington DC, 9–14 August 1993

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The 32 papers of this volume were selected from 78 papers read at ICHoLS VI, were contributed by linguists from 16 countries of Europe, Asia, and the Americas. They are presented in six sections:1. General Concerns 2. Oriental Linguistics and Related Issues 3. From the Early Middle Ages to the End of the 17th Century 4. On 19th-century European Linguistics 5. On the Verge of Modernity: From the 19th to the 20th Century 6. Contemporary IssuesIndividual topics range from dealing with overriding concerns of linguistic historiography to focusing on specific fields of inquiry within a limited frame and involving a large variety of topical areas. Most of the papers are written in English. The exceptions are one French and two German contributions.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
ix–x
Editor's Preface
xi–xii
Conference Program
xiii–xv
Papers Read
xvi–xix
I. General Concerns
Persistent Issues in Linguistic Historiography
E.F.K. Koerner
3
On Replotting the Beginnings of Western Language Theory
John E. Joseph
27
The Emergence of the Notion of Language in Modern Thought
Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho
37
The Genealogy of General Linguistics
W. Keith Percival
47
Der Fehler: Ein Interpretationsproblem der Sprachwissenschafts-geschichtsschreibung
Sergej A. Romaško
55
II. Oriental Linguistics and Related Issues
On the History of the Classification of Semitic Languages
Yaakov Gruntfest
67
History of Jewish Interlinguistics: A Preliminary Outline
Andrew Sunshine
75
Alchemical Phonology: Science, Sound, and Mysticism in the Arab Middle Ages
Karin Ryding
83
Emergence of an Arabic Linguistic Paradigm
Solomon I. Sara S.J.
93
The Beginning of Polynesian Linguistics: Explorers and Missionaries
Even Hovdhaugen
105
III. From the Early Middle Ages to the End of the 17th Century
On the Grammarian's Self-Image in the Early Middle Ages
Anneli Luhtala
115
John Glykys and Syntactic Geometry
Robert H. Robins
127
Language Teaching in Juan-Luis Vives (1492–1540)
Manuel Breva-Claramonte
137
Logic, Linguistics, and Simon Stevin in the Context of the 16th and 17th Centuries
Marijke J. van der Wal
147
The Logic of Dalgarno's Ars Signorum (1661)
Jaap Maat
157
Dictionaries and Usage in 17th-Century France: Le Naif François
Douglas A. Kibbee
167
Ralph Lever's Witcraft : 16th-Century Rhetoric and 17th-Century Philosophical Language
Joseph L. Subbiondo
179
IV. On 19th-Century European Linguistics
A. Murray's Conception of Glottogenesis and N. Marr's Japhetic Doctrine
Vilen V. Belyi
189
From Concept to Word: The Homophonic Principle and Steinthal's Theory of Writing
T. Craig Christy
199
Odd Man Out: The Language Theory of Johan Nicolai Madvig (1804–1886)
Brigitte Hauger
209
Eduardo Benot (1822–1907): A Forerunner of Modern Thinking in Linguistics
Leopoldo Wigdorsky
221
V. On the Verge of Modernity
The ‘Vocal Gesture’ from Wundt to Mead: A Chapter in the Historiography of the Psychology and Sociology of Language
Frank J.M. Vonk
235
The Volksgeist Concept in Dutch Linguistics: Issues and Controversies, Old and New
Jan Noordegraaf
245
Das Dilemma eines Sprachwissenschaftlers im Spannungsfeld zwischen Philosophie und Psychologie: Ottmar Dittrich
Brigitte Bartschat
255
The Development of Indo-European Studies 1870–1933
Edgar C. Polomé
265
The Hale–Boas Debate on the Origin and Classification of Languages
Michael Mackert
291
Language and Action: German Approaches to Pragmatics in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Brigitte Nerlich
299
VI. Contemporary Issues
Portraits of Women Linguists: Louise Pound, Edith Claflin, Adelaide Hahn
Julia S. Falk
313
Language and Languages: A Retrospect
Ranko Bugarski
321
Linguistic Diversity and Universal Grammar: 40 years of Dynamic Tension within Generative Grammar
Frederick J. Newmeyer
327
Harris the Revolutionary: Phonemic Theory
Bruce E. Nevin
349
Quelques remarques sur l'émergence du générativisme
Sung-do Kim
359
Index Nominum
369
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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