Theory of language: a taxonomy
Patrik Austin
August 2021

An indispensable source for all students and professionals of linguistics, this reference paper explains how different schools of linguistic thought approach the language question from different angles. The field of modern linguistics is divided into a fourfold table based on the axes humanistic versus biological, and historical versus systemic. Relations with research evidence are discussed.
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Reference: lingbuzz/005808
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Published in: SN Social Sciences
keywords: history, theory, philosophy, schools of linguistics, bloomfield, saussure, chomsky, lakoff, semantics, syntax
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