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Conceptual structure

Vyvyan Evans

in How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199234660
eISBN:
9780191715495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234660.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is concerned with outlining the nature of conceptual structure as assumed by LCCM Theory. It also addresses the way in which language interfaces with the conceptual system in service of ... More


The Shape of the Conceptual

Charles Travis

in Objectivity and the Parochial

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596218
eISBN:
9780191595783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596218.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter compares three views on the answerability of the most general shape of (human) judgements to the world of which they judge. The first of these views in found in Kant, the second in Frege ... More


Basic Clause Structure

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

in Simpler Syntax

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter develops a competence theory of the syntax-semantics interface. The interface is described in terms of how semantics is mapped to syntax. Thus, the problem to be addressed is: given a ... More


The Complexity of Linguistic Structure

Ray Jackendoff

in Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198270126
eISBN:
9780191713255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270126.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter seeks to establish a baseline of what a theory of linguistic structure must be responsible for. For linguists, the chapter should serve as a reminder of the scope of the enterprise and ... More


The Language-Specificity of Conceptual Structure: Path, Fictive Motion, and Time Relations

Jürgen Bohnemeyer

in Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195311129
eISBN:
9780199776924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311129.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses the encoding of spatial semantics at Conceptual Structure (CS) in the framework proposed by Jackendoff. Jackendoff envisions CS as a language-independent faculty of cognition ... More


The Content of Semantic Roles: Predicate–Argument Structure in Language and Cognition

Martin Haiden

in The Theta System: Argument Structure at the Interface

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602513
eISBN:
9780191739200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602513.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

The paper try to rehabilitate thematic roles as “the block stones that we know already that sentences are composed of”, and explore “what other work they do in relating derivations to the cognitive ... More


Lexicalization in Generative Morphology and Conceptual Structure

Clarie Thomas

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The term lexicalization has been used for a number of different processes that are related to each other in various ways. In generative morphology, two senses of lexicalization are used. In one ... More


Analysing en- and its Romance equivalents in Jackendoff’s Conceptual Structure

Ɉessica Forse

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The English prefix en forms verbs on the basis of nouns, verbs and adjectives. Six different types can be distinguished on the basis of how the meaning of the resulting verb uses the meaning of the ... More


Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language

Kasia M. Jaszczolt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199602469
eISBN:
9780191815867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602469.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The book contains a semantic and metasemantic inquiry into the representation of meaning in linguistic interaction. It offers a new contextualist take on the semantics/pragmatics boundary issue, ... More


The demise of indexicals: A case study

Kasia M. Jaszczolt

in Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199602469
eISBN:
9780191815867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602469.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 5 addresses the semantic aspects of expressing the self/ego, and in particular it contains a case study first-person reference from a cross-linguistic as well as philosophical perspective, ... More


Anticipating the garden path: The horse raced past the barn ate the cake

Gerry T. M. Altmann

in Language Down the Garden Path: The Cognitive and Biological Basis for Linguistic Structures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677139
eISBN:
9780191756368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677139.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter starts by reviewing the literature on the architecture of the parser that arose from the sentence The horse raced past the barn fell. The author points out how research on ambiguity ... More


Identity and Transformation: Origen

John David Dawson

in Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226302
eISBN:
9780520925984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226302.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Origen's understanding of Christ's identity through his relation to both human believers and to the divine father. It examines the union between Hans Frei and Origen, which is ... More


A Basic Level for the Encoding of Biological Motion

Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova and Liliana Martinez

in The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

In this chapter we address the conceptual domain of locomotion and report the results of an exploratory study demonstrating that speakers of English, Norwegian, and Bulgarian use what we here define ... More


Evolutionary Psychology and Its Analogies

in From Man to Ape: Darwinism in Argentina, 1870-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226596167
eISBN:
9780226596181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596181.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the impact of Darwinian analogies to evolutionary psychology in Argentina. It explains that Darwinian analogies were integrated into preexisting conceptual structures dating ... More


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