According to Wikipedia,
Ferdinand de Saussure was a Swiss linguist, semiotician and philosopher. His ideas laid a foundation for many significant developments in both linguistics and semiotics in the 20th century. He is widely considered one of the founders of 20th-century linguistics and one of two major founders of semiotics, or semiology, as Saussure called it.
Ferdinand de Saussure is affiliated with the following schools:
Ferdinand de Saussure is most known for their academic work in the field of communications. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of sociology and philosophy.
Ferdinand de Saussure has made the following academic contributions: