Discourse and Cognition

Bridging the Gap
Centre for the Study of Language & Information (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 30. Juni 1998
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 458 Seiten
978-1-57586-114-2 (ISBN)
This volume has brought together research from both 'cognitive' and 'functional' approaches to linguistics. The collection includes work from cognitive science disciplines whose concerns overlap with linguistics, such as artificial intelligence, neurolinguistics and psychology. Despite their diversity, the papers in this volume are all inspired by the same fundamental question: to what extent is the structure of languages affected by human cognitive structures and language use? This book will appeal to graduate students, professors, and researchers - in particular, cognitive and functional linguists; psychologists; and artificial intelligence scholars.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Broschur/Paperback
  • Höhe: 228 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 26 mm
  • 789 gr
978-1-57586-114-2 (9781575861142)
1575861143 (1575861143)
1. On sentence accent in information; 2. Conceptual integration in counterfactuals; 3. Sequencing mental spaces in an ASL narrative; Semantic Principles of Predication; 4. From hypothetical to factual and beyond: 5. Refutational si- clauses in Spanish conversation; 6. Meaning and context: German Aber and Sondern; 7. A non-syntactic account of some asymmetries in the double object construction; 8. Viewpoint shifts in narrative; 9. Psycholinguistic studies of entrenchment; 9. Prototype theory and covert gender in Turkish; 10. An AI system for metaphorical reasoning about mental states in discourse; 11. The conceptual basis of number marking in Brazilian Portuguese; Metaphoric gestures and some of their relations to verbal metaphoric expressions; Principles of conceptual integration; Reference frames: an application to imparfait; Bound spaces, Starting points, and settings; Space and time in the semantics of the Finnish case system; Locating linguistic variation in semantic templates; The distribution of generic objects: Lexical semantics vs. pragmatics; On subjectification and grammaticization; Conceptual metaphor in mathematics; The relation between grammaticalization and event structure metaphor: Evidence from Uighur auxiliation; Blending and other conceptual operations in the interpretation of mathematical proofs; Three grammaticalization paths for the development of person verbal agreement in Hebrew; The pragmatics of precision: geometric and non-geometric periphrastic progressives in modern English; The 'conduit metaphor' revisited: a reassessment of metaphors for Communication; Conceptual dependency and the clausal structure of discourse.

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