Max Muller

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Max Müller

(German maks ˈmylər)
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(Biography) See Müller1
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Noun1.Max Müller - British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)Max Muller - British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)
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Coverage includes Whitney's early life and the beginnings of his career as an Orientalist; the Victorian-era debates about language, science and religion; basic features of Whitney's linguistic system and the response from America's religious intellectuals; Whitney's efforts to organize his field professionally; the debates over language study as one of the human or social sciences; Whitney's famed public quarrel with Oxford-based linguist F. Max Muller; his relationship with the German "Neogrammarian" movement; his influence on Ferdinand de Saussure's linguistic theory; and the vindication of his theories by modern sociolinguists.