This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."
Ein Leben für die Wissenschaft / A Lifetime of Achievement
Salomo A. Birnbaum (1891 - 989) is the uncontested pioneer in two large closely related research areas, namely historical Jewish linguistics and the palaeography of Hebrew and all Jewish successor languages. This collection of essays provides a cross-section through Birnbaum’s life’s work. Volume II documents the development of Hebrew palaeography, which began to be established in the period between the 1930s and 1960s.