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Hugo Schuchardt and his Network of Knowledge

Johannes Mücke & Silvio Moreira de Sousa [1] Hugo Schuchardt Archiv, University of Graz “Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth.” Frank Zappa (1979) Information: The goal of the project “Network of Knowledge” (runtime 2012-2015,

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Posted in 19th century, Article, Europe, Linguistics

Empirical methods in language construction

Başak Aray Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, EXeCO (PHICO) Efforts to establish an international auxiliary language (IAL) have a long history. Projects to overcome ethnic languages flourished in the 17th century Britain. Creators of these “philosophical languages” (Descartes, Dalgarno, Wilkins,

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Posted in 20th century, Article, Constructed languages, Europe, History, Linguistics