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Newton International Fellow at the University of Edinburgh

Co-editor of the scholarly blog History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences https://hiphilangsci.net/

Editor of the book series History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences at Language Science Press http://langsci-press.org/catalog/series/hpls

Other Publications

Books

McElvenny, James. 2018. Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C. K. Ogden and his contemporaries. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425032.001.0001
Publisher’s website

Reviews:

  • W. Terrence Gordon in Historiographia Linguistica (2018): 45:1-2, pp. 255-262. Green open access: academia.edu

  • Clemens Knobloch in Das Argument (2018): 327, pp. 413-415. Publisher’s website

  • James Pearson in HOPOS (2019). DOI: 10.1086/701858


Open access books

McElvenny, James, ed. 2019. Form and Formalism in Linguistics. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Gabelentz, Georg von der. 2016 [1891]. Die Sprachwissenschaft, ihre Aufgaben, Methoden und bisherigen Ergebnisse, hrsg. von Manfred Ringmacher und James McElvenny. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Edited books

McElvenny, James, ed. 2019. Gabelentz and the Science of Language. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Publisher’s website

Online

McElvenny, James, trans. 2018. Typology – a new task of linguistics. History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences

McElvenny, James. 2017. Georg von der Gabelentz. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics.

McElvenny, James. 2016. The Secret History of Grammaticalization. History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences.

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