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Formigari, Lia 1931-

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Works: 68 works in 276 publications in 6 languages and 6,644 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Other, Honoree, Translator
Classifications: P62, 401
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Most widely held works by Lia Formigari
A history of language philosophies by Lia Formigari ( )
17 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theory and history combine in this book to form a coherent narrative of the debates on language and languages in the Western world, from ancient classic philosophy to the present, with a final glance at on-going discussions on language as a cognitive tool, on its bodily roots and philogenetic role. An introductory chapter reviews the epistemological areas that converge into, or contribute to, language philosophy, and discusses their methods, relations, and goals. In this context, the status of language philosophy is discussed in its relation to the sciences and the arts of language. Each chapte
Historical roots of linguistic theories by Lia Formigari ( )
15 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most of the papers collected in this volume concentrate on the history of linguistic ideas in France and Italy in the modern period (from the Renaissance to the present day). Some of them are specifically focused on the links between the two traditions of reflection on language. The contributions have a common methodological outlook: the authors do not believe that the history of linguistic ideas is a separate activity from research on language or that it is marginal with respect to the latter. On the contrary, they are convinced that in contemporary research into language we can still discern
Language and Experience in 17th-Century British Philosophy by Lia Formigari ( )
13 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The focus of this volume is the crisis of the traditional view of the relationship between words and things and the emergence of linguistic arbitrarism in 17th-century British philosophy. Different groups of sources are explored: philological and antiquarian writings, pedagogical treatises, debates on the respective merits of the liberal and mechanical arts, essays on cryptography and the art of gestures, polemical pamphlets on university reform, universal language scheme, and philosophical analyses of the conduct of the understanding. In the late 17th-century the philosophy of mind discards both the correspondence of predicamental series to reality and the archetypal metaphysics underpinning it. This is a turning point in semantic theory: language is conceived as the social construction of historical-conventional objects through signs and the study of strategies we use to bridge the gap between the privacy of experience and the publicness of speech emerges as one of the main topics in the philosophy of language
Signs, science, and politics philosophies of language in Europe, 1700-1830 by Lia Formigari ( )
11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book tells the story of how 18th-century European philosophy used Locke's theory of signs to build a natural history of speech and to investigate the semiotic tools with which nature and civil society can be controlled. The story ends at the point where this approach to language sciences was called into question. Its epilogue is the description of the birth of an alternative between empiricism and idealism in late 18th- and early 19th-century theories of language. This alternative has given rise to such irreducible dichotomies as empirical linguistics vs. speculative linguistics, philosophies of linguistics vs. philosophy of language. Since then philosophers have largely given up reflecting on linguistic practice and have left the burden of unifying and interpreting empirical research data to professional linguists, limiting themselves to the study of foundations and to purely self-contemplative undertakings. The theoretical and institutional relevance to the present of the problems arising from this situation is in itself a sufficient reason for casting our minds back over a period in which, as in no other, linguistic research was an integral part of the encyclopaedia of knowledge, and in which philosophers reflected, and encouraged reflection, upon the semiotic instruments of science and politics
Leibniz, Humboldt, and the origins of comparativism by Humboldt and the Origins of Comparativism Leibniz ( )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teorie e pratiche linguistiche nell'Italia del Settecento ( Book )
9 editions published in 1984 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prospettive di storia della linguistica : lingua, linguaggio, comunicazione sociale ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linguistica ed empirismo nel Seicento inglese by Lia Formigari ( Book )
8 editions published in 1970 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'estetica del gusto nel Settecento inglese by Lia Formigari ( Book )
8 editions published in 1962 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian studies in linguistic historiography : proceedings of the Conference In ricordo di Antonino Pagliaro--gli studi italiani di storiografia linguistica, Rome, 23-24 January 1992 by Conference In ricordo di Antonino Pagliaro : gli studi italiani di storiografia linguistica ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Language philosophies and the language sciences : a historical perspective in honor of Lia Formigari ( Book )
9 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linguistica e antropologia nel secondo Settecento by Lia Formigari ( Book )
7 editions published in 1972 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La logica del pensiero vivente : il linguaggio nella filosofia della Romantik by Lia Formigari ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marxismo e teorie della lingua. Fonti e discussioni by Lia Formigari ( Book )
10 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La sémiotique empiriste face au Kantisme by Lia Formigari ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La linguistica romantica by Lia Formigari ( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in Italian and Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Italian studies in linguistic historiography ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studi sull'estetica dell'empirismo inglese, 1931-1965 by Lia Formigari ( Book )
5 editions published in 1971 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trattato sul governo by John Locke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'esperienza e il segno : la filosofia del linguaggio tra Illuminismo e Restaurazione by Lia Formigari ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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