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LINGUIST List 19.3310

Fri Oct 31 2008

Books: Cognitive Science/General Ling: Romportl, Vykypel (Ed)

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Message 1: On the Biological Nature of Natural Language and Other Essays: Romportl, Vykypel (Ed)
Date: 29-Oct-2008
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: On the Biological Nature of Natural Language and Other Essays: Romportl, Vykypel (Ed)
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Title: On the Biological Nature of Natural Language and Other Essays
Series Title: Travaux linguistiques de Brno 04
Published: 2008
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: Simeon Romportl
Editor: Bohumil Vykypel
Paperback: ISBN: 9783895863158 Pages: 62 Price: Europe EURO 44.70
Abstract:

The present volume contains six essays by Simeon Romportl, Professor
Emeritus of the University of Brno, in which the author deals with various
fundamental linguistic concepts from the point of view of evolutionary
based linguistics: In memoriam Charles Darwin and August Schleicher:

Thinking of the times when linguistics was a science of the evolution of man;
Remarks in memoriam August Schleicher: 1 The problem of standard language,
2 Some criticisms of Schleicher;
On the biological nature of natural language;
Linguistic idiosyncrasies and inherited taboos in the ontology of language;
At the beginning of the 21st century;
On the mental function of language and the asymmetrical character of the sign.

The volume is accompanied by a complete bibliography of Romportl's writings.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            General Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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