UBKCJLBK43 Topics from the history of European linguistics

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Kateřina Pelegrinová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Kateřina Pelegrinová
Institute of The Czech Language and Library Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic information about the history of European linguistics.
Learning outcomes
Students are able to: - describe the main currents of linguistic research before 19th century - describe the scientific basis of the 19th century linguistics - understand the main currents in linguistics of the 20th century - understand the principles of the philosophy of language
  • 1. Proto-historic period
  • 2. Ancient times - India, Greece, Rome
  • 3. From the Mediaeval times till 18th century
  • 4. Origins of modern linguistics
  • 5. Junggrammatiken, their methodology and important personalities
  • 6. New streams from the end of 19th and the beginning of 20th century
  • 7. Ferdinand de Saussure
  • 8. Prague linguistic school and functial linguistics
  • 9. Copenhagen school of linguistics and othe structuralist schools
  • 10. Noam Chomsky and generative linguistics
  • 11. Indo-European linguistics in 20th and 21st centuries
  • 12. Slavic linguistics in 20th and 21st centuries
  • 13. Philosophy of language in 20th century
    required literature
  • Černý, Jiří (1990). Stručné dějiny lingvistiky I, II. Praha. info
  • Černý Jiří. Dějiny lingvistiky. Olomouc 1997. Olomouc, 1997. info
  • ČERNÝ, J. Dějiny lingvistiky. Olomouc: Votobia, 1996. info
    recommended literature
  • BUSSMANN, H.; LAUFFERT, H. Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft. Alfred Kröner Verlag, 2008. info
  • Pleskalová, J. (ed.). Kapitoly z dějin české jazykovědné bohemistiky. Praha 2007. Praha, 2007. info
  • VACHEK, J. Lingvistický slovník pražské školy. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. info
  • Helbig Gerhard. Vývoj jazykovědy po roce 1970. Praha 1991. Praha, 1991. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test, credit.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8p/sem.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021.
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