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  1. Signs of Writing

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs of Writing Roy Harris re-examines basic questions about writing that have long been obscured by the traditional assumption that writing is merely a visual substitute for speech.By treating writing as an independent mode of communication, based on the use of spatial relations to connect...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Signs, Language and Communication

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs, Language and Communication readers familiar with the arguments of Professor Harris' previous work, including Signs of Writing, will find those ideas developed here to cover not just writing, but aspects of art, design and manufacture. Roy Harris proposes a new theory of communication. He...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Landmarks In Linguistic Thought Volume I

    The Western Tradition From Socrates To Saussure, 2nd Edition

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris, Talbot Taylor

    Series: History of Linguistic Thought

    By introducing the reader to the main issues and themes that have determined the development of the Western linguistic tradition, an evolution of linguistic thought quickly becomes apparent. Each chapter in this accessible book contains a short extract from a `landmark' text followed by a...

    Published March 27th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Language, Saussure and Wittgenstein

    How to Play Games with Words

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    Series: History of Linguistic Thought

    Saussure as a linguist and Wittgenstein as a philosopher of language are arguably the two most important figures in the development of twentieth-century linguistic thought. By pointing out what their ideas have in common, in spite of emanating from very different intellectual sources, this study...

    Published October 25th 1990 by Routledge

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