Kant's Philosophy of Language: Chomskyan Linguistics and Its Kantian Roots (Studies in the History of Philosophy S. v. 33)
By: T.C. Williams (author)Hardback
More than 4 weeks availability
This volume demonstrates the incontestability of the historical, as well as conceptual, linkage between the theory of generative/transformational/universal grammar associated with Noam Chomsky and the philosophical synthesis achieved by Immanual Kant in the "Critique of Pure Reason". Specifically, it also traces a clear line of theoretical development regarding that topic from the "Essay on Language" by J.G. Herder; through the massive contribution of Kant in the "Critique", to the pioneering terms of W. von Humboldt in "On the Structural Difference of Human Language" and, hence, to its computer-age culmination at the hands of Chomsky.
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9780773493667
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2017 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36