Ferdinand de Saussure


Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) was a Swiss linguist whose work on the alleged “underlying structures” of language influenced what was to be called Structuralism. He is also regarded as one of the founders of semiotics.

“Language is concrete” courtesy of Ferdinand de Saussure, pen courtesy of Mont Blanc. Image – jaubele1 via Flickr

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