Introduction to the critical knowledge of the history of linguistic thought, also in the perspective of the problems of contemporary linguistic research.
Prerequisites: Basic concepts of general linguistics, e.g. those available in the handbook by G. Graffi & S. Scalise, Le lingue e il linguaggio, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013, especially chapters 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7.
Content of course: History of generative grammar.
A) attending students
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B) not attending students
G. Graffi, Due secoli di pensiero linguistico, Roma, Carocci, 2010
N.B.: The text indicated above is the whole program for students who cannot attend class lectures: they are therefore invited not to contact the teacher for confirmation on this subject. It is also recommended for students who can attend only part of the class lectures to choose the program for not attending students.
Teaching methods: Traditional lectures