Lingue e linguaggio. Testi fondativi nella storia delle teorie
A text can be called foundational when it lays down research guidelines
and evaluation criteria that remain valid for a long period of time and
for a sizable number of scholars; when it ensures a terminological continuity,
and systematically presents the empirical content of a scientific practice and
the principles underlining its foreseable development. Following, are a few
examples of foundational texts in the history of language theories.