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Landmarks in Linguistic Thought: 3 the Arabic Linguistic Tradition

Kees Versteegh
Format
Book
Published
London : Routledge, 1997.
Language
English
Series
Routledge history of linguistic thought series
ISBN
0415140625, 9780415140621, 0415157579 (PBK), 9780415157575 (PBK)
Contents
  • Linguistics and exegesis: Muqâtil on the explanation of the Qur'ân
  • Al-Khalîl and the Arabic lexicon
  • Sîbawayhi and the beginnings of Arabic grammar
  • The debate between logic and grammar
  • The development of linguistic theory: Az-Zajjâjî on linguistic explanation
  • The relationship between speech and thought: Al-Fârâbî on language
  • The 'Ikhwân aṣ-Ṣafâ' on the theory of sound and meaning
  • The origin of speech: Ibn Jinnî and the two alternatives
  • A new semantic approach to linguistics: Al-Jurjânî and as-Sakkâkî on meaning
  • The conventional character of language: the science of the "institution of speech"
  • Ibn Maḍâ' and the refutation of the grammarians
  • Ibn Khaldûn on the history of Arabic
  • The Arabic model and other languages: the description of Turkic and Hebrew.
Description
206 ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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