Wolfgang Behr - Selected Publications#


(with Rint Sybesma, C.T. James Huang, Zev Handel, James Myers & Gu Yueguo, eds.): Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Lin­guistcs, online: Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2016; print: 5 vols., 3454 pp., Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2017.

(with R. Suter & L. Indraccolo, eds.): The Gongsunlongzi and Other Neglected Texts: Aligning Philosophical and Philological Perspectives [Welten Ostasiens]], Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020, 575 pp.

(with R.H. Gassmann): Grammatik des Antikchinesischen – Begleitband zu Antikchinesisch – Ein Lehrbuch in zwei Teilen [A grammar of Antique Chinese; supplementary volume to Antique Chi­nese – a textbook in two parts]] (Schweizer Asiatische Studien; 20), Bern: P. Lang, 2013, 523 pp.


(with Manuel Widmer, Matthias Jenny, Balthasar Bickel), “Morphological homogeneity in Sino-Tibetan”, accepted in: Studies in Language 2021 (ca. 53 pp.)

“The language of the bronze inscriptions”, in: E.L. Shaughnessy, ed., Imprints of Kinship: Studies of Recently Discovered Bronze Inscriptions from Ancient China, Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press of Hong Kong 2017, pp. 9–32.

“‘Self-refutation’ (bèi) in Early Chinese argumentative prose: sidelights on the linguistic pre­history of incipient epistemology”, in: R.C. Steineck, R. Weber, R.H. Gassmann & E.L. Lange, eds., Concepts of Philosophy in Asia and the Islamic world, Leiden: Brill/Rodopi, 2018, vol. I, pp. 141–187.

“‘Monosyllabism‘ and some other perennial clichés about the nature, origins and contacts of the Chinese language in Europe”, in: Angelika Malinar & Simone Müller, eds., Asia and Europe – Inter­connected: Agents, Concepts, and Things, Wiesbaden: O. Harrassowitz, 2018, pp. 155–209.

“On G. Sampson, ‘A Chinese phonological enigma’: four comments”, The Journal of Chinese Linguistics 43, 2015, pp. 719–732.

“Role of language in early Chinese constructions of ethnic identity”, Journal of Chinese Philosophy 37 (4), 2010: 567–587.

“Der gegenwärtige Forschungsstand zur Etymologie von rén 仁 im Überblick” [An overview of the current state of research on the etymology of rén 仁], in: W. Behr, Licia di Giacinto, Ole Döring, Christine Moll-Murata, eds., Auf Augenhöhe. Festschrift zum 65. Ge­burtstag von Heiner Roetz, special issue of Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung, 2015, pp. 199–224.

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