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Cognitive Semantics [electronic resource] : Meaning and cognition

Author/Creator:
Allwood, Jens.
Publication:
Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (215 p.)
Series:
Pragmatics & Beyond New Series
Pragmatics & Beyond New Series
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Subjects:
Semantics -- Psychological aspects.
Cognition.
Local subjects:
Cognition. (search)
Semantics -- Psychological aspects. (search)
Semantics. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Toward the end of the 20th century, there is both a dissatisfaction with existing formal semantic theories and a wish to preserve insights from other semantic traditions. Cognitive semantics, the latest of the major trends which have dominated the century, attempts to do this by focusing on meaning as a cognitive phenomenon. This book provides different perspectives on meaning as a cognitive phenomenon. Jens Allwood presents an approach where meaning is analyzed in terms of context sensitive cognitive operations. Peter Gärdenfors examines the relationship between cognitive semantics and standa
Contents:
COGNITIVE SEMANTICS; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Preface; Semantics as Meaning Determination with Semantic-Epistemic Operations; Some Tenets of Cognitive Semantics; Function, Cognition, and Layered Clause Structure; From Vision to Cognition: A Study of Metaphor and Polysemy in Swedish; Polysemy and Differentiation in the Lexicon: Verbs of Physical Contact in Swedish; Space and Time; Conceptual Engineering: Implementing Cognitive Semantics; Situated Embodied Semantics and Connectionist Modeling; Index of Names; Index of Subjects; PRAGMATICS AND BEYOND NEW SERIES
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Gärdenfors, Peter.
ISBN:
1-282-16329-9
9786612163296
90-272-9909-9
OCLC:
70768521