Raimo Anttila's work deals with Indo-European and some Finno-Ugric, particularly
with etymology and loans. There is also a strain of analogy, semiotics, and
gestalt theory and gestalt morphology. Another feature is the philosophy
of philology, as well as a general touch of history of linguistics.
"Field theory of meaning and semantic change." In G. Kellermann and M. Morrissey,
eds., Diachrony within synchrony: language history and cognition,
pp. 23-83. Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft 14. Frankfurt.
Peter Lang. (1992)
"Change and metatheory at the beginning of the 1990s: the primacy of history."
In Charles Jones, ed., Historical linguistics: perspectives and
problems, pp. 43-73. London. Longman (1993)
Pattern explanation and etymology: collateral evidence and Estonian
kolle 'hearth', and related words." Studi Finno-Ugrici 1: 29-48.
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