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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. A Practice that Works

    Strategies to Complement Your Stand Alone Therapy Practice

    Edited by Steven M. Harris, Ph.D, David C. Ivey, Ph.D, Roy A. Bean, Ph.D.

    In the advent of managed care and the continuing decline in reimbursement felt across the various disciplines of mental health have had profound impacts upon the quality and quantity of care in the field. As it has become increasingly difficult for a practitioner in private practice to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Language Myth in Western Culture

    Edited by Roy Harris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    The basic claim of this book is that for 2000 years and more the western tradition has relied on two very dubious assumptions about human communication: that each national language is a unique code and that linguistic communication consists in the utilization of such codes to transfer messages from...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rationality and the Literate Mind

    By Roy Harris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    This book re-examines the old debate about the relationship between rationality and literacy. Does writing "restructure consciousness?" Do preliterate societies have a different "mind-set" from literate societies? Is reason "built in" to the way we think? How is literacy related to numeracy? Is the...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Education in Popular Culture

    Telling Tales on Teachers and Learners

    By Roy Fisher, Ann Harris, Christine Jarvis

    Education in Popular Culture explores what makes schools, colleges, teachers and students an enduring focus for a wide range of contemporary media. What is it about the school experience that makes us wish to relive it again and again? The book provides an overview of education as it is represented...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Foundations of Indo-European Comparative Philology 1800-1850

    Edited by Roy Harris

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    The study of Indo-European language groups, in which the methodology of historical and comparative linguistics was developed, was based on a historical comparison of the morphology, phonology and etymology of the various languages in this group. This collection highlights the enormous influence...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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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