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A Philosophical view on Phonology of F. de Saussure and N.S. Trubetskoy

M.J. Kuparashvili
80,00 Р

UDC 81:1        


M. J. Kuparashvili is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof., prof. at sub-faculty of Philosophy at Omsk State University n.a. F.M. Dostoevsky e-mail:


Offered is the author’s philosophical understanding of the linguistic heritage of two iconic figures of philology science Ferdinand de Saussure and Nikolai Sergeevich Trubetskoy in search of foundations of the worldview of the era. A look at formation of post-modern in retrospect makes obvious importance of the strategy of structural linguistics and phonology, which in fact became the methodology of structuring history, ethnography, anthropology, poetry, geography, literature, mythology, etc. These strategies offer a fundamentally different view of the world and are definitely marked by the primacy of the language both before and after the post-modernism.

Key words: language, speech, word, name, phoneme, sign, acoustic image of a word, collective convention, speech sounds and language sounds, thought and meaning.




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