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Linguistics
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1. Language as a Theme

Language is a theme in various disciplines. In addition to philosophy, especially the philosophy of language, a number of empirical disciplines focus on language as a topic of research—traditional philology, linguistics, and related disciplines such as sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. We are familiar with language in everyday use, in conversation and agreements. Linguistics and the philoso…

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Ineichen, Hans and Stoellger, Philipp, “Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_L359>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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