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  1. Pedro Beade (1989). Falsification and Falsifiability in Historical Linguistics. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 19 (2):173-181.
  2. Fred D'Agostino (1985). Ontology and Explanation in Historical Linguistics. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (2):147-165.
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  3. Christopher Hitchcock (1999). Exactness and Pseudoexactness in Historical Linguistics. Topoi 18 (2):127-139.
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  4. Christopher Hitchcock (1998). The Common Cause Principle in Historical Linguistics. Philosophy of Science 65 (3):425-447.
    Despite the platitude that analytic philosophy is deeply concerned with language, philosophers of science have paid little attention to methodological issues that arise within historical linguistics. I broach this topic by arguing that many inferences in historical linguistics conform to Reichenbach's common cause principle (CCP). Although the scope of CCP is narrower than many have thought, inferences about the genealogies of languages are particularly apt for reconstruction using CCP. Quantitative approaches to language comparison are readily understood as methods for detecting (...)
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  5. Thérèse Vedet (2005). Parry in Paris: Structuralism, Historical Linguistics, and the Oral Theory. Classical Antiquity 24 (2):257-284.
    This paper investigates the origins of the Oral Theory as formulated by Milman Parry in Paris during the late 1920s by reexamining the scholarship on which it rests. Parry's Oral Theory compared the texts of oral performances in Yugoslavia with the Homeric texts in order to shed light on the presumed oral origins of the latter. His work integrated the work of the linguist and Indo-Europeanist Antoine Meillet, the linguist and scholar of oral poetics Matthias Murko, and the anthropologists Lucien (...)
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