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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – November 2020

Historiographia Linguistica 47-1. 2020. Amsterdam : Benjamins. 195 p. ISSN 0302-5160Publisher’s webpage Table of contents Articles:Manuel Sartori – Une cause et ses raisons d’être Solution latine à un problème de terminologie arabe. Marco Spreafico – Diglossia and language ideology Petrarch on linguistic variation and differentiation.

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – October 2020

Raf van Rooy. 2020. Language or Dialect? The History of a Conceptual Pair. Oxford : Oxford University Press. 384 p. ISBN 9780198845713Publisher’s website This book provides a historiographic study of the distinction between language and dialect, a puzzle which has

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – August 2020

Mårten SÖDERBLOM SAARELA. 2020. The Early Modern Travels of Manchu. A Script and Its Study in East Asia and Europe. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. ncounters with Asia.  288 p. ISBN 9780812252071 Publisher’s website Manchu was a language first written

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – July 2020

Viggo Bank JENSEN & Giuseppe D’OTTAVI (ed). 2020. From the early years of Phonology. The Roman Jakobson – Eli Fisher-Jorgensen correspondence (1949-1982). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters, Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica, 8, vol. 20. 402

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – June 2020

Émilie AUSSANT et Aimée LAHAUSSOIS (dir.) 2019. Faits de Langues 50-2. “Grammaires étendues” et descriptions de morphologie verbale. Leiden: Brill. ISSN 1958-9514 Publisher’s website Cette livraison de Faits de Langues rassemble quelques-uns des travaux présentés lors d’une journée d’étude consacrée

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – May 2020

Beata SHEYHATOVITCH & Almog KASHER. 2020. From Sībawayhi to ʾAḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt: New Angles on the Arabic Linguistic Tradition. Leiden:Brill. Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics, Volume, 101. ISBN : 978-90-04-42321-3 Publisher’s website From Sībawayhi to ʾAḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt: New

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – April 2020

Bernard Colombat et Aimée Lahaussois (dir). 2019. Histoire des parties du discours. Leuven : Peeters. Orbis Supplementa, 46. XXII-563 p. ISBN : 978-90-429-3952-3 Publisher’s website Comment définir le nom ? Qu’est-ce qu’un verbe ? Faut-il faire du pronom une catégorie

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What is Syriac and what is Aramaic according to Syriac grammarians (8th-16th cent.)

Margherita Farina Histoire des Théories Linguistiques (Paris) What is Aramaic? In modern linguistic terms, we can say that Aramaic is a linguistic group, composed by dialectal varieties defined on a geographical, chronological and socio-cultural basis. For example, we speak about

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics – March 2020

Jacques FRANCOIS (dir.). 2019. Les linguistes allemands du XIXème siècle et leurs interlocuteurs étrangers. Paris: Société de Linguistique de Paris. 220 p. ISBN: 978-2957089406 Un siècle avant la parution posthume du Cours de linguistique générale de Ferdinand de Saussure, la

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics – February 2020

Simone AURORA (ed.). 2019. Acta Structuralica 4. Publisher’s website The fourth issue of Acta Structuralica contains new source materials from major figures: an unknown short publication by Saussure from 1896, edited and commented by Alesandro Chidichimo, as well 35 letters

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