study of systems of writing

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  • Grammatology — is a term coined by the linguist Ignace Gelb in 1952 to refer to the scientific study of writing systems or scripts. [Gelb, Ignace. 1952. A Study of Writing . Chicago: University of Chicago Press] It includes the typology of scripts, the analysis …   Wikipedia

  • grammatology — graphology gra*phol o*gy (gr[.a]*f[o^]l [ o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. gra fein to write + logy: cf. F. graphologie.] 1. The art of judging of a person s character, disposition, and aptitude from his handwriting; called {graphoanalysis} by its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grammatology — /gram euh tol euh jee/, n. the scientific study of systems of writing. [ < Gk grammat , s. of grámma letter + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • grammatology — /græməˈtɒlədʒi/ (say gramuh toluhjee) noun the systematic study of writing systems. {Greek grammat , stem of gramma letter + o + logy} –grammatologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • grammatology — /gram euh tol euh jee/, n. the scientific study of systems of writing. [ < Gk grammat , s. of grámma letter + O + LOGY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grammatology (disambiguation) — Grammatology may refer to:* Grammatology, the study of writing systems * a term coined by the philosopher Jacques Derrida …   Wikipedia

  • Of Grammatology — De la grammatologie is a book by French philosopher Jacques Derrida, first published in 1967 by Les Éditions de Minuit. Of Grammatology, the English translation by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, was first published in 1976 by Johns Hopkins… …   Wikipedia

  • Deconstruction — For the approach to post modern architecture, see Deconstructivism; for other uses, see Deconstruction (disambiguation). Deconstruction is a term introduced by French philosopher Jacques Derrida in his 1967 book Of Grammatology. Although he… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacques Derrida — Derrida redirects here. For the documentary film, see Derrida (film). For the physicist, see Bernard Derrida. Jacques Derrida Full name Jacques Derrida Born July 15, 1930(1930 07 15) El Biar ( …   Wikipedia

  • Deconstruction and Derrida — Simon Critchley and Timothy Mooney DERRIDIAN DECONSTRUCTION1 In the last twenty five years or so, particularly in the English speaking world, no philosopher has attracted more notoriety, controversy and misunderstanding than Jacques Derrida.… …   History of philosophy

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