Introduction: Organism, Language, and World

  • Hans Hörmann

Abstract

Characterization of the field in which language becomes possible and necessary—Organism and environment—Language as stimulus—Language as response—Speaker and listener—Language as a system of signs—Development from a historical to a structural orientation in linguistics—Saussure’s distinction between langue and parole—Carroll’s definition of language—Linguistics and psycholinguistics.

Keywords

Schizophrenia Assure Acoustics Blindness 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Hörmann
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  1. 1.Psychologisches Institut der Ruhr-UniversitätBochumFederal Republic of Germany

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