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Saussure and his Interpreters$
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Roy Harris

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780748613083

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.001.0001

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Interpreting the Interpreters

Interpreting the Interpreters

(p.1) Chapter One Interpreting the Interpreters
Saussure and his Interpreters

Roy Harris

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter discusses the interpreters of the ideas of Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure. It explains the these interpreters were chosen to provide a better understanding of what the fate of Saussure's ideas reveal about modern culture and what elements of his teaching made it simultaneously controversial and canonical. Some of the well-known Saussure interpreters featured in this book include Leonard Bloomfield, Noam Chomsky and Jacques Derrida.

Keywords:   Ferdinand de Saussure, interpreters, modern culture, Swiss linguist, Leonard Bloomfield, Noam Chomsky, Jacques Derrida

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