Traditions

A

  • Accommodation theory
    Nikolas Coupland
  • Action theory
    Jens Allwood
  • Analytical philosophy
    Marina Sbisà
  • Anthropological linguistics
    Ben G. Blount
  • Applied linguistics
    Britt-Louise Gunnarsson
  • Argumentation theory
    Frans H. van EemerenRob Grootendorst
  • Artificial intelligence
    Steven Gillis, Walter DaelemansKoenraad De Smedt
  • Autonomous vs. non-autonomous syntax
    Jan Nuyts
  • B

  • Behaviorism
    Marc De Mey
  • C

  • Case grammar
    John Anderson
  • Catastrophe theory
    Wolfgang Wildgen
  • Chomskyan linguistics
    Henk van Riemsdijk
  • Clinical pragmatics
    Michael R. Perkins
  • Cognitive anthropology
    Stephen C. Levinson
  • Cognitive grammar
    Ronald Langacker
  • Cognitive linguistics
    Dirk Geeraerts
  • Cognitive psychology
    Jean Caron
  • Cognitive science
    Seana CoulsonTeenie Matlock
  • Cognitive sociology
    Barry Saferstein
  • Componential analysis
    Cliff Goddard
  • Computational linguistics
    Anne De Roeck
  • Computational pragmatics
    Kristiina JokinenKoenraad De Smedt
  • Conceptual semantics
    Urpo Nikanne
  • Connectionism
    Ton WeijtersAntal van den Bosch
  • Constructional analysis
    Kiki Nikiforidou
  • Construction grammar
    Paul Kay
  • Contact linguistics
    Michael MeeuwisJan-Ola Östman
  • Contextualism
    Claudia Bianchi
  • Contrastive pragmatics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Conversational logic
    Robin Tolmach Lakoff
  • Conversation analysis
    Rebecca Clift, Paul DrewIan Hutchby
  • Correlational sociolinguistics
    Norbert Dittmar
  • Creole linguistics
    Pieter MuyskenGeneviève Escure
  • Critical Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis
    Ruth Wodak
  • Critical theory
    Koenraad Geldof
  • D

  • Deontic logic
    Gustaaf C. Cornelis
  • Dependency and valency grammar
    Rudi Gebruers
  • Developmental psychology
    Susan Ervin-Tripp
  • Dialectology
    Georges De Schutter
  • Dialectology and geolinguistic dynamics
    Reinhild Vandekerckhove
  • Discourse analysis
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanTuija Virtanen
  • Discourse representation theory
    Hans Kamp
  • E

  • Emergent grammar
    Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
  • Epistemic logic
    Gustaaf C. Cornelis
  • Epistemology
    Filip Buekens
  • Epistemology of testimony
    Paul Faulkner
  • Ethnography of speaking
    Kristine L. FitchGerry Philipsen
  • Ethnomethodology
    Alan Firth
  • Evolutionary pragmatics
    Wolfgang Wildgen
  • F

  • Firthian linguistics
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanAnne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen
  • Folk pragmatics
    Nancy NiedzielskiDennis R. Preston
  • Forensic linguistics
    Elisabeth Carter
  • Formal pragmatics
    Harry Bunt
  • Frame semantics
    Miriam R. L. Petruck
  • Functional discourse grammar
    Mike HannayKees Hengeveld
  • Functional grammar
    J. Lachlan Mackenzie
  • Functionalism vs. formalism
    Jan Nuyts
  • G

  • Game-theoretical semantics
    Walter De Mulder
  • General semantics
    Keith Allan
  • Generative semantics
    James D. McCawley
  • Geneva school
    Eddy Roulet
  • Gesture research
    Jürgen Streeck
  • Grammaticalization and pragmatics
    Kasper BoyePeter Harder
  • H

  • Historical linguistics
    Louis Goossens
  • Historical politeness
    Dániel Z. Kádár
  • Historical pragmatics
    Andreas H. Jucker
  • Historical sociolinguistics
    J. Camilo Conde-Silvestre
  • I

  • Integrational linguistics
    Roy Harris
  • Intensional logic
    Paul Gochet
  • Interactional linguistics
    Jan Lindström
  • Interactional sociolinguistics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Interlanguage pragmatics
    Gabriele Kasper
  • Interpretive semantics
    Urpo Nikanne
  • L

  • Language psychology
    Jacob Thøgersen, Søren Beck Nielsen, Lian Malai MadsenChristina Fogtmann Fosgerau
  • Lexical field analysis
    Dirk Geeraerts
  • Lexical functional grammar
    Farrell Ackerman
  • Lexical semantics
    Robert E. MacLaury
  • Linear Unit Grammar
    Anna Mauranen
  • Linguistic Landscape studies
    Durk Gorter
  • Literary pragmatics
    Dirk de Geest
  • Logical semantics
    Roger Vergauwen
  • M

  • Marxist linguistics
    Niels Helsloot
  • Membership categorisation analysis
    Karin Idevall Hagren
  • Mentalism
    Jan Nuyts
  • Metapragmatics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Modal logic
    Paul Gochet
  • Model-theoretic semantics
    Paul Gochet
  • Montague and categorial grammar
    Helmut Frosch
  • Morphopragmatics
    Wolfgang U. DresslerLavinia Merlini Barbaresi
  • N

  • Neurolinguistics
    Valentina Bambini
  • Neuropragmatics
    Valentina BambiniBruno G. Bara
  • Nexus analysis
    Pia Lane
  • O

  • Objectivism vs. subjectivism
    Hans Julius Schneider
  • Ontology
    Roger Vergauwen
  • P

  • Phenomenology
    Peter ReynaertJef Verschueren
  • Philosophy of action
    Filip Buekens
  • Philosophy of language
    Asa Kasher
  • Philosophy of mind
    Stefaan E. Cuypers
  • Possible worlds semantics
    Paul Gochet
  • Postcolonial pragmatics
    Rukmini Bhaya Nair
  • Pragmatism
    Filip Buekens
  • Prague school
    Petr Sgall
  • Psycholinguistics
    Gary D. Prideaux
  • R

  • Relevance theory
    Diane Blakemore
  • Rhetoric
    Manfred Kienpointner
  • Role and reference grammar
    Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
  • S

  • Semantics vs. pragmatics
    Ken Turner
  • Semiotics
    Christiane Pankow
  • Signed language pragmatics
    Terry Janzen, Barbara ShafferSherman Wilcox
  • Situation semantics
    Walter De Mulder
  • Social media research
    Brook Bolander
  • Social psychology
    Jonathan Potter
  • Social semiotics
    Jeff BezemerCarey Jewitt
  • Sociolinguistics
    Suzanne Romaine
  • Sociology of language
    Amado Alarcón
  • Socio-onomastics
    Terhi Ainiala
  • Speech act theory
    Marina Sbisà
  • Structuralism
    Jürgen Van de Walle, Dominique WillemsKlaas Willems
  • Stylistics
    Elena SeminoJonathan Culpeper
  • Symbolic interactionism
    Rod Watson
  • Systemic functional grammar
    Chris Butler
  • T

  • Tagmemics
    Kenneth L. Pike
  • Text and discourse linguistics
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanTuija Virtanen
  • Text linguistics
    Robert de Beaugrande
  • Translanguaging pedagogy
    Anne Holmen
  • Translation studies
    Christina Schäffner
  • Truth-conditional pragmatics
    Jacques Moeschler
  • Truth-conditional semantics
    Robyn Carston
  • Typology
    Bernard Comrie
  • U

  • Universal and transcendental pragmatics
    Joachim Leilich
  • V

  • Variational pragmatics
    Klaus P. Schneider