Saussure: The accidental father of structuralism

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A historically contextualised account of the key concepts and approaches introduced by Ferdinand de Saussure, and their impact on linguistics, semiotics and structuralism in the 20th and 21st centuries. Invited by the TLS (Times Literary Supplement) as an entry in their online philosophy series "Footnotes to Plato".
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationTls-The Times Literary Supplement
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jan 2019


  • Ferdinand de Saussure
  • history of linguistics
  • semiotics
  • structuralism


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