History of Linguistics 1996
Volume 2: From Classical to Contemporary Linguistics
This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts. The remainder of the volume is arranged in chronological sections, with contributions as follows. II. Classical and Medieval; III. Seventeenth Century; IV. Eighteenth Century; V. Nineteenth Century; VI. Twentieth Century.