History of Linguistics


·         Universal history of linguistics: India, China, Arabia, Europe. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 1991 (pp. ix, 368).

    Selected articles:

·         Change of language as a prototype for change of linguistics. A. Ahlqvist (ed.): Papers from the 5th international conference of historical linguistics. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1982, 142−148.

·         The notion of 'progress' in the history of linguistics.  W. Bahner, J. Schildt & D. Viehweger (eds.): Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Linguists. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1987, 2641−2645.

·         Language, thought and culture in 'Post-modernism': Some implications for general historiography. C. Kvium (ed.) Historisk kundskab og fremstilling. Aarhus Universitetsforslag: Studier i historisk metode 20, 1989, 109−118.

·         Parallel developments in Finno-Ugric linguistics and in Indo-European linguistcs. Studi Finno-Ugrici I. Annali Dall’Instituto Universitario Orientale Di Napoli, 1994, 9−14.

·         Concerning the generative paradigm. Journal of Pragmatics 25, 1996, 471−501.

·         Tolkaappiyam: The basic work of the Ancient Tamil language and culture. SKY Journal of Linguistics 13, 2000, 75−99.

·         Philosophy of linguistics. Keith Allen (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of the History of Linguistics, 2011. Download.