History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences

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Aims and scope

This series is dedicated to historical research into past and present approaches to the study of human language and languages, and to critical enquiry into their underlying principles, motivations and applications. The series publishes original monographs and collected volumes, as well as translations and critical editions of works of historical significance.

Series editor

James McElvenny, University of Siegen

Editorial board

  • Lia Formigari (La Sapienza University of Rome)
  • Jean-Michel Fortis (University of Paris)
  • Gerda Haßler (University of Potsdam)
  • Christopher Hutton (Hong Kong)
  • John Joseph (University of Edinburgh)
  • Judith Kaplan (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Clemens Knobloch (University of Siegen)
  • Chloé Laplantine (University of Paris)
  • Nicola McLelland (University of Nottingham)
  • Floris Solleveld (KU Leuven)
  • Margaret Thomas (Boston College)
  • Toon Van Hal (KU Leuven)


This series publishes books in English. Volumes in French or German are a possibility.


HPLS has the following ISSNs:

  • ISSN (Online) 2629-172X
  • ISSN (Print) 2629-1711



Online ISSN 2629-172X
Print ISSN 2629-1711