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By Adrian Pablé

The current publication is a suite of scholarly reflections at the topic of humanism from an integrational linguistic viewpoint. It reviews humanist inspiration when it comes to the philosophy of language and communique underpinning it and considers the query even if being a ‘humanist’ binds one to a specific view of language. The contributions to this quantity discover no matter if integrational linguistics, being expert through a non-mainstream semiology and adopting a lay linguistic point of view, supplies greater solutions to contentious ontological and epistemological questions about the humanist undertaking – questions having to do with the self, cause, authenticity, creativity, unfastened employer, wisdom and human communique. The humanist views followed by way of the individuals to this quantity are serious insofar as they begin from semiological assumptions that problem acquired notions inside mainstream linguistics, reminiscent of the assumption that languages are fixed-codes of a few sort, that verbal exchange serves the aim of idea move, and that languages are necessities for communication.

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