Darwinism tested by the Science of Language. Translated from the German of Professor August Schleicher

@article{MullerDarwinismTB,
  title={Darwinism tested by the Science of Language. Translated from the German of Professor August Schleicher},
  author={Max Muller},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={1},
  pages={256-259}
}
IT is not very creditable to the students of the Science of Language that there should have been among them so much wrangling as to whether that science is to be treated as one of the natural or as one of the historical sciences. They, if any one, ought to have seen that they were playing with language, or rather that language was playing with them, and that unless a proper definition is first given of what is meant by nature and by natural science, the pleading for and against the admission of… Expand