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Analyses du fonctionnement sémantico-référentiel du nom propre dans l’Inde ancienne

Émilie Aussant Laboratoire d’histoire des théories linguistiques (CNRS) – Université Paris Diderot Introduction La question du « sens » des noms propres a suscité, aussi bien en Occident qu’en Inde, de nombreuses réflexions. Si les débats ont longtemps concerné, en Occident, la

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The notion of stereotype in language study

Elena L. Vilinbakhova St. Petersburg State University 1. Introduction Originally, the word stereotype derives from two Ancient Greek roots: στερεός ‘solid’ and τύπος ‘impression’. It was first used by the French printer Firmin Didot in 1796 as a typographical term. Later,

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On the history of the question of whether natural language is “illogical”

Barbara H Partee University of Massachusetts Amherst There have been centuries of study of logic and of language. Some philosophers and logicians have argued that natural language is logically deficient, or even that “natural language has no logic”. And before

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