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Author Hagège, Claude, 1936-

Title The language builder [electronic resource] : an essay on the human signature in linguistic morphogenesis / Claude Hagège.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1993.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 283 pages).
Series Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory, 0304-0763 ; v. 94
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory ; v. 94. 0304-0763
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-263) and indexes.
Contents THE LANGUAGE BUILDER AN ESSAY ON THE HUMAN SIGNATURE IN LINGUISTIC MORPHOGENESIS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Preface; List of abbreviations used in glosses; Introduction; PART I. LEVELS OF LINGUISTIC CONSCIOUSNESS AND HUMAN INTERVENTION IN LANGUAGE; CHAPTER 1. The problem of consciousness in Language building; CHAPTER 2. Adaptation of linguistic systems to meet LBs' needs; PART II THE PLACE OF HUMANS IN LANGUAGE MORPHOGENESIS; CHAPTER 3. Languages as anthropocentric systems; CHAPTER 4. The presence of LBs in creologenesis.
Summary Linguistics, as a social science, should have something to teach us about humans as social beings. However, modern grammatical theories regard languages as autonomous systems, so these theories are little concerned with speakers and hearers, their interactions, and their relationship to the world around them. Further, these theories tend toward excessive concern with methodology and the properties of linguistic systems, neglecting, in fact, the languages themselves and those who use them in everyday life. Even the shift toward cognitive approaches, promising for their new insights into the bra.
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Subject Linguistics.
Language and languages.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hagège, Claude, 1936- Language builder. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1993 9027235945 (DLC) 92042077 (OCoLC)27187007
ISBN 9789027277008 (electronic bk.)
9027277001 (electronic bk.)