History of Linguistics 1996

Volume 2: From Classical to Contemporary Linguistics

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| Jesus College, Oxford
| University of Sheffield
| University of Leipzig
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This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts. The remainder of the volume is arranged in chronological sections, with contributions as follows. II. Classical and Medieval; III. Seventeenth Century; IV. Eighteenth Century; V. Nineteenth Century; VI. Twentieth Century.
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Table of Contents
Forward
ix
ICHOLS VII Selection Committee
xi
Conference Programme
xiii
I. Translating Ancient Grammatical Texts
A Round-Table Discussion
Pierre Swiggers and Alfons Wouters
3
II. Classical and Medieval
King Alfred's approach to the study of Latin
Mark Atherton
15
Notions of compounding in Priscian's Institutiones
Don Chapman
23
Time, the verb and Albertus Magnus
L.G. Kelly
23
The relevance of the discussion of the nature of signs in ancient scepticism
Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho
41
From French-Latin to Latin-French: Reconstructing a medieval dictionary source
Brian Merrilees and William Edwards
51
On the object-language/metalanguage distinction in St Augustine's works: De Dialectica and De Magistro
Eugen Munteanu
65
On the metrical Priscian Major: A methodological dilemma
W. Keith Percival
79
III. Seventeenth Century
Onomasiological dictionaries (900-1700): Their tradition and their linguistic status
Werner Hüllen
89
Substantial vs. relational analogy in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century linguistic thought
Michael Isermann
105
Leibniz on rational grammar
Jaap Maat
113
The semantics of Johann Alsted
William E. McMahon
123
The 'Generall Grammer of Orientall Tongues' and universal language schemes in 17th-century Britain: The contribution of Christian Ravius
Judith Olszowy-Schlanger
131
Interchange or influence: Grotius' early linguistic ideas
Marijke J. van der Wal
143
'An Essay towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language' (1668): Text/contexts
Nick Wilding
153
IV. Eighteenth Century
Diversity of human languages and universals of thought: An eighteenth-century debate in the Berlin Academy
Gerda Haßler
163
'A Language More Peculiarly Circumstanced than any that has yet Appeared': English as a 'perfect' language in eighteenth-century linguistic thought
Matthew J. Lauzon
175
Charles Bertram's 'Royal Danish-English Grammar': The linguistic work of an eighteenth-century fraud
Andrew R. Linn
183
Willem Bilderdijk (1756-1831) and the science of language: A Dutch linguist between two worlds
Jan Noordegraaf
193
Language for everyone: Eighteenth-century female grammarians, Elstob, Fisher and beyond
Robin Smith
205
V. Nineteenth Century
La philosophie linguistique de Maine de Brian et la nuissance en France de la psychologie scientifique
Donata Chiricò
217
The teaching of Spanish as a foreign language at the University of Oxford: Fernando de Arteaga y Pereira and his 'Practical Spanish, a Grammar of the Spanish Language' (1902)
Matilde Gallardo
227
Is a linguistic theory needed for successful applied linguistics?: The Estonian experience
Mati Hint
233
The works of Ernst Wilhelm Brücke (1819-1892) and Johann N. Czermak (1828-1873): Landmarks in the history of phonetics
Kurt R. Jankowsky
241
'Orientalism' and the development of the Volney Prize in Linguistics
Joan Leopold
257
The pragmatic triangle: Gardiner, Bühler and Reichling on the word and the sentence
Brigitte Nerlich
267
"Ich erwarte mit Ungeduld das absolute Ende meiner elenden Existenz...": The 'image' of Jan Baudouin de Courtenay in his correspondence with Hugo Schuchardt
Herman Seldeslachts and Pierre Swiggers
277
Gustav Gerber and 'Kantian Linguistics': Presuppositions of thought and linguistic use
Frank J.M. Vonk
289
VI. Twentieth Century
Saussure's 'anagrams': Blunder or paralanguage?
T. Craig Christy
299
Predecessors of cognitive semantics and speech act theory?
Els Elffers-van Ketel
307
Mais que fait Bar-Hillel quand "le soleil siffle"?
Béatrice Godart-Wendling
321
La mécanisation de dictionnaire dans les premières expériences de traduction automatique (1948-1960)
Jacqueline Léon
331
The first Galician Academy Dictionary and its theoretical background
Benigno F. Salgado
341
Scholars in schools
Frits Stuurman
355
Abstracts
361
Contents of Volume One
373
Index of Names
377
Index of Topics
382
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  99055069