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: 20th Century Linguistics.
A) attending students:
G. Graffi, Due secoli di pensiero linguistico, Roma, Carocci, 2010 (only chapters 3 and 4)
B) not attending students:
The same as for attending students.
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.
Teaching methods: Traditional lectures