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Title: Historische Sprachwissenschaft [Historical Linguistics]
Subtitle: Erkenntnisinteressen, Grundlagenprobleme, Desiderate
Edited By: P├ęter Maitz
Series Title: De Gruyter Studia Linguistica Germanica 110

Contemporary historical linguistics is characterized by basic instabilities
in its theoretical foundations. The studies in this volume both reveal and
question this theoretical instability. The authors reflect about the
potentials and limitations of different paths to knowledge, different
underlying theoretical and methodological principles, as well as about
those aspects of research on the history of language linked to the history
of science and epistemology.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
History of Linguistics
Language History
Language Change
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110273304
Pages: 321
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110273120
Pages: 321
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95