Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2018

200 Pages | 5

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474425032

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Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism

C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

James McElvenny

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explores the origins of key concepts in semantics and semiotics
  • Provides a detailed study of the historical origin of key concepts in semantics and semiotics
  • Reveals links between early analytic philosophy, semiotics and linguistics in a crucial period of their respective histories
  • Makes extensive use of previously unexplored sources, including Ogden's articles in the journal Psyche and unpublished correspondenc
  • Includes a detailed examination of The Meaning of Meaning, 1923 and Basic English, 1930

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