Theory of Language

The representational function of language

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Karl Bühler (1879–1963) was one of the leading theoreticians of language of the twentieth century. Although primarily a psychologist, Bühler devoted much of his attention to the study of language and language theory. His masterwork Sprachtheorie (1934) quickly gained recognition in the fields of linguistics, semiotics, the philosophy of language and the psychology of language. This new edition of the English translation of Bühler’s theory begins with a survey on ‘Bühler’s legacy’ for modern linguistics (Werner Abraham), followed by the Theory of Language, and finally with a special ‘Postscript: Twenty-five Years Later …’ (Achim Eschbach). Bühler’s theory is divided into four parts. Part I discusses the four axioms or principles of language research, the most famous of which is the first, the organon model, the base of Bühler's instrumental view of language. Part II treats the role of indexicality in language and discusses deixis as one determinant of speech. Part III examines the symbolic field, dealing with context, onomatopoeia and the function of case. Part IV deals with the elements of language and their organization (syllabification, the definition of the word, metaphor, anaphora, etc).The text is accompanied by an Introduction (Achim Eschbach); Translator's preface (Donald Fraser Goodwin); Glossary of terms; and a Bibliography of cited works.
[Not in series, 164]  2011.  xcviii, 518 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
Werner Abraham
xiii–xlvii
Editor's Introduction - Karl Bühler: Sematologist
Achim Eschbach
xlix–lxxix
Translator's Preface
Donald Fraser Goodwin
lxxxi–lxxxv
KARL BUHLER: THEORY OF LANGUAGE: The representational function of language
lxxxvii
Preface
lxxxix–xcviii
Introduction: Theory of Language Yesterday and Today
1–13
I. The Principles of Language Research
15
1. The Idea and Plan of the Axiomatics
17–29
2. The Model of Language as Organon (A)
30–39
3. The Significative Nature of Language (B)
40–56
4. Speech Action and Language Work; Speech Act and Language Structure (C)
57–80
5. Word and Sentence. The S-F-System of the Type Language (D)
81–90
II. The Deictic Field of Language and Deictic Words: Introduction
91–96
6. The Psychological Foundations of the Modes of Positional: Deixis in Indo-European
97–116
7. The Origin of the Deictic Field and its Mark
117–136
8. Imagination-Oriented Deixis and the Anaphoric Use of Deictic Words
137–157
9. Egocentric and Topomnestic Deixis in Various Languages
158–166
III. The Symbolic Field of Language and the Naming Words: The programme
167–174
10. The Sympractical, the SYDlphysical and the Synsemantic Field of Language Signs
175–189
11. Context and Field Factors in Detail
190–202
12. Symbolic Fields in Non-Linguistic Representative Implements
203–219
13. Onomatopoetic Language
220–241
14. The Conceptual Signs of Language
242–264
15. The Indo-European Case System as an Example of a Field Implement
265–281
16. A Critical Review
282–286
IV. The Make-up of Human Speech: Elements and Compositions: Introduction
287–293
17. The Materially Determined Formation of the Acoustic Stream of Speech
294–308
18. The Sound Shape and the Itemized Phonematic Description of Words
309–328
19. The Simple and the Complex Word. The Characteristics of the Concept of the Word
329–344
20. The Functions of the Article
345–358
21. The Summative And
359–364
22. Language Theoretical Studies on the Compound
365–390
23. The Metaphor in Language
391–406
24. The Problem of the Sentence
407–417
25. The Sentence without a Deictic Field
418–437
26. The Anaphora
438–451
27. The Formal World of the Compound Sentence (a Sketch)
452–474
Bibliography
475–485
Glossary
486–491
Index of names
492–495
Index of topics
496–508
Postscript
509–518
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BIC Subject: CFA – Philosophy of language
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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