Ferdinand de Saussure

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Ferdinand de Saussure
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Born 26 November 1857(1857-11-26)
Geneva, Swisserland
Died 22 Februar 1913(1913-02-22) (aged 55)
Vufflens-le-Château, Vaud, Swisserland
Alma mater Leipzig Varsity
Era 19t-century filosofie
Region Wastren filosofie
Schuil Structuralism, semiotics
Institutions EPHE
Varsity o Geneva
Main interests
Lingueestics
Notable ideas
Semiology, langue an parole, synchronic analysis, arbitrariness o the lingueestic sign, laryngeal theory
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Ferdinand de Saussure (/sɔːˈsʊər/ or /sˈsʊər/; French: [fɛʁdinɑ̃ də sosyʁ]; 26 November 1857 – 22 Februar 1913) wis a Swiss linguist an semiotician whase ideas laid a foondation for mony signeeficant developments baith in lingueestics an semiology in the 20t century.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. , WFU | Le Francais Moderne – Qu'est-ce que la sociolinguistique
  2. Robins, R.H. 1979. A Short History of Linguistics, 2nd Edition. Longman Linguistics Library. London and New York. p. 201. E.g. Robins writes Saussure's statement of "the structural approach to language underlies virtually the whole of modern linguistics".
  3. Harris, R. and T.J. Taylor. 1989. Landmarks in Linguistic Thought: The Western Tradition from Socrates to Saussure. 2nd Edition. Chapter 16.