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Zweck vs. Leistung. Les fonctionnalismes de Marty et Bühler

Abstract : At the heart of Marty's and Bühler's semantics lies the notion of linguistic function. While Marty focuses on manifestation (Kundgabe) and signification (Bedeutung) as constitutive moments of communication, Bühler builds his theory on a third function, the representation (Darstellung) - a performance proper to linguistic signs and in virtue of which they are coordinated to the world. The moment of representation is not absent in Marty, but, contrary to Bühler, he does not see in it the essential feature of language. Such a difference is accounted for by the fact that Marty and Bühler defend two different functionalisms: a functionalism of the use (Zweck) for the former, and a functionalism of the performance (Leistung) for the latter.
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Laurent Cesalli. Zweck vs. Leistung. Les fonctionnalismes de Marty et Bühler. Verbum: Analecta Neolatina, Akadémiai Kiadó / Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2011, pp.45-64. ⟨halshs-00749976⟩



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