People of the surname Saussure or de Saussure include

  • Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1740–1799), Swiss physicist and Alpine traveller
    • Nicolas-Théodore de Saussure (1767–1845), chemist, son of Horace-Bénédict, and brother of Albertine
    • Albertine Necker de Saussure (1766–1841), Swiss writer, educationalist, and advocate of education for women, daughter of Horace-Bénédict, and sister of Nicolas-Théodore
  • Henri Louis Frédéric de Saussure (1829–1905), Swiss mineralogist and entomologist (taxonomist), and father of Ferdinand, Léopold and René.
    • Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913), Swiss linguist, brother of Léopold and René
    • Léopold de Saussure (1866–1925), sinologist, astronomer, French Naval Officer, brother of Ferdinand and René
    • René de Saussure (1868–1943), Swiss Esperantist and scientist, brother of Ferdinand and Léopold
  • Hermine de Saussure (1901–1984), female sailing pioneer and scholar, specialist of Jean-Jacques Rousseau daughter of Léopold and mother of Delphine Seyrig
  • Éric de Saussure (1925–2007), Swiss artist and member of the Taizé Community
  • Henry William de Saussure (1763–1839) American lawyer, State legislator from South Carolina, President of the U.S. Mint
    • William F. De Saussure (1792–1870), U.S. Senator from South Carolina
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Structural Linguistics - History
... linguistics begins with the posthumous publication of Ferdinand de Saussure's Course in General Linguistics in 1916, which was compiled from lectures by his ... After Saussure, the history of structural linguistics branches off in two directions ... linguist Leonard Bloomfield's reading of Saussure's course proved influential, bringing about the Bloomfieldean phase in American linguistics that lasted from the mid-1930s to ...
Ferdinand De Saussure
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Structural Linguistics - Criticism
... By the latter half of the 20th century, many of Saussure's ideas were under heavy criticism ... Holland writes that it was widely accepted that Chomsky had "decisively refuted Saussure ... only that Chomsky has proven that Saussure is wrong ...
Structural Linguistics
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