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Topic Pages - Linguists and Language Philosophers
Chomsky (Avram) Noam ( b. 1928; American), professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1961–6), Ferrari P. Ward professor of modern...
Ferdinand de Saussure
Swiss, b: 1857, Geneva, d: 1913, Geneva. Cat: Language theorist; semiotician. Educ: Universities of Geneva, Berlin and Leipzig. Infls:...
American, b: 24 April 1897, Winthrop, Massachusetts. d: 26 July 1941, Wethersfield, Connecticut. Cat: Philosopher of language; social...
Russian-American, b: 11 October 1896, Moscow. d: 18 July 1982, Boston, Massachusetts. Cat: Linguistic theorist; Slavic-language scholar...
Austrian (naturalized British in 1939). b: 26 April 1889, Vienna, d: 29 April 1951, Cambridge, England. Cat: Logical atomist (developed...