Saussurean
adjective see Saussure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Saussurean — /soh soor ee euhn, syoor /, adj. pertaining to or characteristic of the theories of Ferdinand de Saussure, esp. the view that a language consists of a network of interrelated elements in contrast. [SAUSSURE + EAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Saussurean — Saussure, Ferdinand de …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Saussurean — /soh soor ee euhn, syoor /, adj. pertaining to or characteristic of the theories of Ferdinand de Saussure, esp. the view that a language consists of a network of interrelated elements in contrast. [SAUSSURE + EAN] …   Useful english dictionary

  • linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …   Universalium

  • Roman Jakobson — Roman Osipovich Jakobson, (Russian, Роман Осипович Якобсон), (11 October 1896 – 18 July 1982) was a Russian linguist and literary critic, associated with the Formalist school. He became one of the most influential linguists of the 20th century by …   Wikipedia

  • Saussure — biographical name Ferdinand de 1857 1913 Swiss linguist • Saussurean also Saussurian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ferdinand de Saussure — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 19th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image size = 175px image caption = name = Ferdinand de Saussure. birth = November 26, 1857 death = February 22, 1913 school tradition = Structuralism,… …   Wikipedia

  • Linguistics — is the scientific study of language, encompassing a number of sub fields. An important topical division is between the study of language structure (grammar) and the study of meaning (semantics). Grammar encompasses morphology (the formation and… …   Wikipedia

  • Unconscious mind — Many observers throughout history have argued that there are influences on consciousness from other parts of the mind. These observers differ in the use of related terms, including: unconsciousness as a personal habit; being unaware and intuition …   Wikipedia

  • Jean Baudrillard — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 20th / 21st century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Jean Baudrillard birth = Birth date|1929|7|29 flagicon|FRA|size=14px Reims, France death = Death date and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”