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Este ensayo analiza críticamente algunos pasajes en la obra del lingüista alemán Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835), que afectan al intento de definición del objeto de la reflexión sobre la palabra y plantean, a su vez, la problemática que implica la reflexión del lenguaje sobre [...]

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What is the aim today of talking about philology, either in absolute terms or related to other concepts such as linguistics or language sciences? On the one hand, it seems unfair to resort to metaphors that pair (traditional) philology and (textual) necrophilia. On the other hand, [...]

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Language is historically subject to changes. At the present time the principle of alteration postulated one hundred years ago by Ferdinand de Saussure, father of modern linguistics, is easily observed in new mass media such as those generated by computer science (chat, msn, forums, [...]

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Sound remains significantly underresearched as a form of communication, as a modality of experience, and as a resource for cultural expression and social interaction. This is in spite of the centrality of sound in most media and communicative practices, including face-to-face interaction [...]