Wilhelm von Humboldt : Das große Lesebuch
Edited by  Jürgen Trabant


Professor Jürgen Trabant lectured for most of his career at the Freie Universität, in Berlin, on German and Romance Languages. He is one of the all time great specialists of Humboldt, and continues to actively promote his vision of language as a mode of perceiving and understanding the world.  He has held posts abroad at Stanford, University of California, Davis, and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, in Leipzig und in Limoges. Among his many published works we can list the following ones:

  • Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs: A Study of Sematology. 2004.
  • New Essays on the Origin of Language. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin /New York 2001. (Hrsg. mit Sean Ward)
  • Europäisches Sprachdenken von Platon bis Wittgenstein. Beck, München 2006.
  • Die Sprache. Beck, München 2009.

Weltansichten : Wilhelm von Humboldts Sprachprojekt. Beck, München 2012,