Humboldt On Language

Pub Date : 1999-12-09 | Author : Michael Losonsky | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521667720
ISBN 13 : 9780521667722

Wilhelm von Humboldt's classic study of human language was first published in 1836, as a general introduction to his three-volume treatise on the Kawi language of Java. It is the f..

Humboldt Worldview And Language

Pub Date : 2009-05-23 | Author : James Underhill | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748640225
ISBN 13 : 0748640223

With the loss of many of the world's languages, it is important to question what will be lost to humanity with their demise. It is frequently argued that a language engenders a 'wo..

On Language

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : Wilhelm Freiherr von Humboldt | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0521315131
ISBN 13 : 9780521315135

This is an entirely new translation of one of the fundamental works in the development of the study of language. Published in 1836, it formed the general introduction to Wilhelm vo..

Essays On Language

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Wilhelm Freiherr von Humboldt | Publisher : Lang, Peter, Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

ISBN 10 : 3631500203
ISBN 13 : 9783631500200

This set of lectures on language delivered at the Berlin Academy between 1820 and 1829, will give the reader a comprehensive overview of Humboldt's conceptual development. Original..