Probably, during these years, he began studying the philology of the Polish language at Warsaw University.
Rhys's linguistic speculations may now be largely out-dated, but the Lectures on Welsh Philology helped put the study of philology, in particular the philology of the Welsh language, on a secure academic basis.
The German-inspired academic study of philology was coming into fashion and influenced language observation methods in Africa.
Having mastered Sanskrit, he translated parts of Indian classics including the scriptures (the Veda) and laid the foundations for comparative philology .
Both a study in philology and a history of ideas, The American Language continued in the tradition of Webster and Whitman to defend American English against its detractors.
One principle of editing arises from the rich tradition of textual criticism in philology .
In literary studies that position texts in the context of intellectual history,, we find a large body of work that extends the long line of cultural criticism that has its roots in philology and history-of-ideas scholarship.
Poetry and its handmaidens, philology , the study of language history, of grammar, all of those disciplines are the great disciplines of that culture at that period of time in particular.
In philology a hapax legomenon is almost always a word and is a problem because a single usage doesn't generally give us enough information to figure out what it means.
The relationship between reading, understanding and the construction of consciousness has been extensively studied in philology and in hermeneutic and phenomenological philosophy, which Manguel does not discuss.