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Über die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einflu§ auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts

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  • Date Published: November 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108006460

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  • Wilhelm von Humboldt's classic study of human language was first published posthumously in 1836 and influenced generations of scholars of language including Boas, Sapir and Chomsky. In the later twentieth century, Humboldt's pioneering philosophical and linguistic works began once again to attract scholarly attention in their own right, and in the context of Humboldt's lively communication with other leading scholars of his day. This book, now reissued, summarises the author's theoretical views of language, its universal structures and its relation to mind, education and culture. It ranges far beyond the Indo-European languages and explores the ways in which the grammatical structures of languages make them more or less suitable as instruments of thought and cultural development. Humboldt also addresses the relationship between written and spoken language. To this day, this landmark publication remains one of the most significant attempts to draw philosophical conclusions from comparative linguistics.

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    • Date Published: November 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108006460
    • length: 528 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.83kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Gegenstand dieser Schrift
    2. Allgemeine Betrachtung des menschlichen Entwickelungsganges
    3. Allgemeine Betrachtung des menschlichen Entwickelungsganges (Fortsetzung)
    4. Civilisation, Cultur und Bildung
    5. Zusammenwirken der Individuen und Nationen
    6. Zusammenwirken der Individuen und Nationen (Fortsetzung)
    7. Übergang
    8. Form der Sprachen
    9. Natur und Beschaffenheit der Sprache
    10. Lautsystem der Sprachen
    11. Innere Sprachform
    12. Verbindung des Lautes mit der inneren Sprachform
    13. Genauere Darlegung des Spracherfahrens
    14. Isolierung der Wörter, Flexion und Agglutination
    15. Nähere Betrachtung der Worteinheit
    16. Accent
    17. Gliederung des Satzes
    18. Congruenzder Lautformen der Sprachen mit den grammatischen Forderungen
    19. Hauptunterschied der Sprachen nach der Reinheit ihres Bildungsprincips
    20. Charakter der Sprachen
    21. Kraft der Sprachen, sich glücklich aus einander zu entwickeln
    22. Rückblick
    23. Beschaffenheit und Ursprung des weniger vollkommenen Sprachbaues
    24. Beschaffenheit und Ursprung des weniger vollkommenen Sprachbaues (Fortsetzung)
    25. Ob der mehrsylbige Sprachbau aus der Einsylbigkeit hervorgegangen sei
    26. Über den Zusammenhang der Schrift mit der Sprache
    27. Von der Bilderschrift
    28. Über die phonetischen Hieroglyphen des Herrn Champollion des jüngeren.

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    Wilhelm von Humboldt

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