Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hendrik Pos and the epistemological foundations of structuralism

Patrick Flack Charles University, Prague The name of Dutch linguist and philosopher Hendrik Josephus Pos (1898-1955) is not one that rings many bells today, except perhaps in the Netherlands and the (growing) circles of Merleau-Ponty specialists. But to the keen

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A uniform orthography and early linguistic research in Australia

David Moore University of Western Australia Introduction A Uniform orthography can be defined as one which is segmental and phonographic. Each graphic segment is pronounced and has a distinct value. Internal consistency in transcription is achieved by defining each segment

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Program October-December 2013

[Program updated 27 October 2013] 16October A uniform orthography and early linguistic research in AustraliaDavid MooreUniversity of Western Australia 23October Break 30October Hendrik Pos and the epistemological foundations of structuralismPatrick FlackCharles University, Prague 6November Teaching language to a boy born

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Emile Benveniste et les langues amérindiennes.

Chloé Laplantine Laboratoire d’Histoire des Théories Linguistiques CNRS-Université Paris Diderot Les langues amérindiennes ont une place critique dans la linguistique d’Emile Benveniste (1902-1976). A deux reprises dans les Problèmes de linguistique générale, il explique l’importance pour l’histoire de la linguistique

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