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Published: 12 March 2015

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190213022

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Saussure's Philosophy of Language as Phenomenology

Undoing the Doctrine of the Course in General Linguistics

Beata Stawarska

  • A new interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure's general linguistics based on authentic source materials
  • Stawarska's controversial thesis challenges the received view that Saussure was the founder of structuralism
  • Contains analysis of untranslated materials documenting the editorial history of the Course in General Linguistics
  • Offers a critique of the validity of the Course in General Linguistics, and its structuralist legacy

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