Ferdinand de Saussure


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Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913)

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13) Coined by David Bordwell, SLAB refers to cinematic scholarship influenced by Ferdinand de Saussure, Jacques Lacan, Louis Althusser, and Roland Barthes.
Em Nova Iorque, conheceu o grande linguista russo Roman Jakobson (1896-1982), figura relevante da Escola Linguistica de Praga, que lhe apresentou os principios e metodos da Linguistica Estrutural, propostos por Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913).
Among the many philosophers included within the post-modern movement, Baergen mentions only Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Derrida, and Ferdinand de Saussure, adding that, 'In this area of epistemology, postmodernism rejects the possibility of an objective or transcendent standpoint for observation or knowledge' (169).
This raises an interesting question that Labbie does not pursue in depth but is raised by this study and warrants further discussion, and which Glejzer also addresses in his article, that is, whether Lacan's linguistics is primarily that of Ferdinand de Saussure and the structuralists, as is usually stated, or is inspired by realists like Augustine, Boethius, or Aquinas.
The great linguist Ferdinand de Saussure found himself imagining a secret tradition passed down among authors to explain the anagrams he found in poetic texts from the Romans to his own era.
To begin, I suspect that when most historians think of the cultural turn, they think of French social theorists such as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jacques Lacan, and Pierre Bourdieu.
The theories of language and communication advanced by philosophers and linguists like Roland Barthes and Ferdinand de Saussure began rolling off our tongues in reference to class content ranging from "Introductory Psychology" to "Race and Politics in America.
By chapter 3, the theoretical development whose legacy will occupy the remainder of the book is that of structuralism and, in particular, the structural linguistics of Ferdinand de Saussure.
As a group their examination of language and other sign systems became more specialized and illuminating after they began to absorb the theories of Ferdinand de Saussure regarding the synchronic analysis of language and its semantic functions.
Ferdinand de Saussure, Course in General Linguistics, trans.
My discussion is guided by a moral philosopher who took great interest in the tongue: Mikhail Bakhtin, considered a co-parent, along with Ferdinand de Saussure, of poststructuralist intertextuality.
En ce qui a trait au contenu du chapitre 23, on doit signaler le travail d'elucidation de la pensee d'un Foucault, d'un Derrida ou de Ferdinand de Saussure effectue par l'auteur.
39); the second focuses on translation/interpretation, and features a series of interesting contrasts of Peirce with Ferdinand de Saussure.