Toward a Calculus of Meaning: Studies in Markedness, Distinctive Features and Deixis

Edna Andrews (Editor), Yishai Tobin (Editor)

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Abstract

This volume contains papers presented at a symposium in honor of Cornelis H. van Schooneveld and invited papers on the topics of invariance, markedness, distinctive feature theory and deixis. It is not a Festschrift in the usual sense of the word, but more of a collection of articles which represent a very specific way of defining and viewing language and linguistics. The specific approach presented in this volume has its origins and inspirations in the theoretical and methodological paradigm of European Structuralism in general, and the sign-oriented legacy of Ferdinand de Saussure and Charle
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAmsterdam ;
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
Number of pages432
ISBN (Print)9786613234261
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996

Publication series

NameStudies in Functional and Structural Linguistics
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
Volume43
ISSN (Print)1385-7916

Keywords

  • Markedness (Linguistics)

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