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Presented by:
 El Kid Clooney A. Lara
 Millian Rey Villahermoso
 Clarence Jude Gregorio
Sumerian also known as (''native tongue'') is the
language of ancient Sumer. It is one of the oldest
attested languages, dating back to at least 2900 BC.
The Hindu tradition of linguistics had its
origins in the first millennium BC, and was
stimulated by changes in Sanskrit (Indo-European,
India), the sacred language of religious texts.
Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited
as the founder of Western philosophy and among the first
moral philosophers of the ethical tradition of thought.
Aristotle was an Ancient Greek philosopher and
polymath. His writings cover a broad range of subjects
spanning the natural sciences, philosophy, linguistics,
economics, politics, psychology and the arts.
Isidore of Seville was a Hispano-Roman scholar,
theologian, and archbishop of Seville. He is widely
regarded, as "the last scholar of the ancient world"
Thomas of Erfurt was a German philosopher, the most important of
the so-called Modistae.
Ælfric of Eynsham was an English abbot and a consummate, prolific writer in
Old English of hagiography, homilies, biblical commentaries, and other genres.
Manuel Chrysoloras
Produced the first grammar
book of the Greek Western
Europe.
Pierre de la Ramee
Grammarian whose though precludes modern
concepts of European and American Structuralism.
He made pokes at Aristotelian (from which
Formalism would sprout) approaches to language,
and argued that all language should be appreciated
in their own right.
Port Royal Grammarians
Took a Rationalist approach to language.
They believed in language universals as
Evidenced by a common though structures
in people throughout the civilized world.
William Jones
A judge in the British Royal Court in India,
in 1786, he wrote a paper to the Royal Asiatic
Society in Calcutta about the historical
connection between Sanskrit and Western
European languages such as Greek, the Romance
Languages and the Germanic Languages
Johann Gottfried Herder
He believed that language and thought
are inseparable. His teachings serve
as a strong precedent to the teachings
of Benjamin Whorf and Noam Chomsky
(generative grammar).
Wilhelm von Humboldt is especially remembered as
a linguist who made important contributions to the
philosophy of language, ethnolinguistics and to the
theory and practice of education.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel was a pioneer
in Indo-European studies, comparative linguistics, and
morphological typology.
Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm also
known as Ludwig Karl, was a German
author, linguist, philologist, jurist, and
folklorist.
Franz Bopp was a German linguist known
for extensive and pioneering comparative
work on Indo-European languages.
Ferdinand de Saussure was a Swiss linguist,
semiotician and philosopher. His ideas laid a
foundation for many significant developments in
both linguistics and semiotics in the 20th century.
Roman O. Jakobson was a linguist,
formalist, and literary theorist.
Edward Sapir American
anthropologist and linguist
Edward Sapir is widely considered to be
one of the most important figures in the
development of the discipline of linguistics
in the United States.
Benjamin Lee Whorf was an American linguist and
fire prevention engineer who is famous for
proposing the "Sapir–Whorf hypothesis." He
believed that the structures of different languages
shape how their speakers perceive and conceptualize
the world.
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American professor and
public intellectual known for his work in linguistics, political
activism, and social criticism. Sometimes called "the father of
modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic
philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive
science.
George Philip Lakoff is an American cognitive
linguist and philosopher, best known for his thesis
that people's lives are significantly influenced by
the conceptual metaphors they use to explain
complex phenomena.
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The Noteworthy-Linguists.pptx

  • 1. Presented by:  El Kid Clooney A. Lara  Millian Rey Villahermoso  Clarence Jude Gregorio
  • 2.
  • 3. Sumerian also known as (''native tongue'') is the language of ancient Sumer. It is one of the oldest attested languages, dating back to at least 2900 BC. The Hindu tradition of linguistics had its origins in the first millennium BC, and was stimulated by changes in Sanskrit (Indo-European, India), the sacred language of religious texts.
  • 4.
  • 5. Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as the founder of Western philosophy and among the first moral philosophers of the ethical tradition of thought. Aristotle was an Ancient Greek philosopher and polymath. His writings cover a broad range of subjects spanning the natural sciences, philosophy, linguistics, economics, politics, psychology and the arts.
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8. Isidore of Seville was a Hispano-Roman scholar, theologian, and archbishop of Seville. He is widely regarded, as "the last scholar of the ancient world" Thomas of Erfurt was a German philosopher, the most important of the so-called Modistae. Ælfric of Eynsham was an English abbot and a consummate, prolific writer in Old English of hagiography, homilies, biblical commentaries, and other genres.
  • 9.
  • 10. Manuel Chrysoloras Produced the first grammar book of the Greek Western Europe.
  • 11. Pierre de la Ramee Grammarian whose though precludes modern concepts of European and American Structuralism. He made pokes at Aristotelian (from which Formalism would sprout) approaches to language, and argued that all language should be appreciated in their own right.
  • 12. Port Royal Grammarians Took a Rationalist approach to language. They believed in language universals as Evidenced by a common though structures in people throughout the civilized world.
  • 13. William Jones A judge in the British Royal Court in India, in 1786, he wrote a paper to the Royal Asiatic Society in Calcutta about the historical connection between Sanskrit and Western European languages such as Greek, the Romance Languages and the Germanic Languages
  • 14. Johann Gottfried Herder He believed that language and thought are inseparable. His teachings serve as a strong precedent to the teachings of Benjamin Whorf and Noam Chomsky (generative grammar).
  • 15.
  • 16. Wilhelm von Humboldt is especially remembered as a linguist who made important contributions to the philosophy of language, ethnolinguistics and to the theory and practice of education. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel was a pioneer in Indo-European studies, comparative linguistics, and morphological typology.
  • 17. Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German author, linguist, philologist, jurist, and folklorist. Franz Bopp was a German linguist known for extensive and pioneering comparative work on Indo-European languages.
  • 18.
  • 19.
  • 20. Ferdinand de Saussure was a Swiss linguist, semiotician and philosopher. His ideas laid a foundation for many significant developments in both linguistics and semiotics in the 20th century. Roman O. Jakobson was a linguist, formalist, and literary theorist.
  • 21. Edward Sapir American anthropologist and linguist Edward Sapir is widely considered to be one of the most important figures in the development of the discipline of linguistics in the United States.
  • 22. Benjamin Lee Whorf was an American linguist and fire prevention engineer who is famous for proposing the "Sapir–Whorf hypothesis." He believed that the structures of different languages shape how their speakers perceive and conceptualize the world.
  • 23.
  • 24. Avram Noam Chomsky is an American professor and public intellectual known for his work in linguistics, political activism, and social criticism. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science.
  • 25. George Philip Lakoff is an American cognitive linguist and philosopher, best known for his thesis that people's lives are significantly influenced by the conceptual metaphors they use to explain complex phenomena.