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Parts of Speech

William Croft

in Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Most grammatical theories assume that the parts of speech — noun, verb, adjective — are categories of particular languages, but may be absent in some languages. But standard analyses are arbitrary ... More


Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

William Croft

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a profound critique of syntactic theory and syntactic argumentation. Recent syntactic theories are essentially formal models for the representation of grammatical knowledge. These ... More


Syntactic Theory and the Theory of Language

William Croft

in Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Radical Construction Grammar is a construction grammar, in which syntactic representation is a pairing of form and meaning. Constructions are the basic, primitive units of syntactic representation; ... More


The Complicated Story of Improvisation: Models and Methods, Creativity and Conceptual Space

Leslie A. Tilley

in Making It Up Together: The Art of Collective Improvisation in Balinese music and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661131
eISBN:
9780226667744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667744.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the concept of musical improvisation, unraveling the myriad of terms used to describe it and proposing language and frameworks for analyzing diverse improvisatory processes in ... More


The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Carita Paradis, Jean Hudson, and Ulf Magnusson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space explores the construal and expression of various aspects of the SPACE domain. Within the broad framework of Cognitive ... More


Conceptual Space: The Heian Marital System

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter imagines conceptual space in Heian courtship and summarizes the essential facts about Heian marriage. This conceptual space is crucial to understanding Heian courtship, especially as it ... More


The Visual Experience and Reception of the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 4 combines the archaeological and art historical evidence for the Baths’ decorative program with the methodologies of urban anthropology and cognitive space theory to reconstruct the Baths of ... More


Points of Opposition

Gibson Burrell

in Styles of Organizing: The Will to Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199671625
eISBN:
9780191806933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199671625.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter continues the theme of stylistic opposition and engages in analysis at the edge. In a sense, the corners of the cube represent the places where the author's ‘plot lines’ come together. ... More


The Geometry of Applied Ethics

Martin Peterson

in The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter details the conceptual foundations of the geometric construal of moral principles. The notion of a “case” is discussed, and two methods for identifying paradigm cases are introduced, the ... More


The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Martin Peterson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book develops an analytic ethics of technology based on a geometric account of moral principles. The author argues that geometric concepts such as points, lines, and planes are useful for ... More


Enactivism: The Radical Line

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes the revolutionary atmosphere of today’s cognitive science, clarifying the pivotal theses on which Radical Enactive Cognition (REC) leans, and introducing the main ... More


Entering the Maze

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter maps out both the fictional characters' movements in space and locates their positions in the Genji's genealogical charts. Except for the emperor, Murasaki Shikibu's noblemen seem to be ... More


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