A Corpus of English Philosophy Texts (CEPhiT)

The Corpus of English Philosophy Texts (CEPhiT) is the second part of the Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing (CC). CEPhiT has been compiled for the description of English Philosophical writing between 1700 and 1900, both from a synchronic and a diachronic perspective. Each text file is accompanied by a metadata file containing information about the text sampled and its author’s sociolinguistic background. Metadata files are also used to select the texts to work with though the Coruña Corpus Tool (CCT).

Compilers: Isabel Moskowich, Gonzalo Camiña Rioboo, Inés Lareo and Begoña Crespo
Time of compilation: 2007–2012
Period: 1700–1900
Size: extracts from 40 works
Language: LModE (scientific)
Project home page: www.udc.es/grupos/muste

Reference line and copyright

Moskowich, Isabel. 2016. Philosophers and Scientists from the Modern Age: Compiling the Corpus of English Philosophy Texts (CEPhiT). In Moskowich, Isabel et al. (eds.) ‘The Conditioned and the Unconditioned’: Late Modern English Texts on Philosophy. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (1–23).

Moskowich, Isabel; Camiña, Gonzalo; Lareo, Inés; Crespo, Begoña (eds.) 2016. ‘The Conditioned and the Unconditioned’: Late Modern English Texts on Philosophy. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/z.198/main

Manual

On CD, including the Coruña Corpus Tool (CCT) with some special characteristics.

Availability

On CD.

Associated projects

It is part of The Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing (CC)