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Perception Verbs and the Semantics of Content

Nikolas Gisborne

in The Event Structure of Perception Verbs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577798
eISBN:
9780191722417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577798.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses listen‐class verbs and hear‐class verbs in terms of the claim that one of the building blocks of conceptual or cognitive semantics is the spatial organisation of meaning. It ... More


The Event Structure of Perception Verbs

Nikolas Gisborne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577798
eISBN:
9780191722417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577798.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Perception verbs – such as look, see, taste, hear, feel, sound, listen, and observe – present unresolved problems for linguistic theories. This book examines the predictability of relations between ... More


Toward a force‐dynamic theory of argument realization

William Croft

in Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199248582
eISBN:
9780191740657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248582.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 5, “Toward a force-dynamic theory of argument realization”, provides a critical survey of theories of the role of event structure in argument realization, concluding with the causal chain ... More


Causal pluralism and force dynamics

Phillip Wolff

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Causal cognition is characterized by a range of phenomena, including the distinction between cause and enable, transitivity, and causation by omission. Two major classes of causal theories—dependency ... More


James J. Heckman

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents the career of James J. Heckman as an economist and examines how he became a Nobel Prize awardee. Heckman was born in 1944 and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton ... More


Eliminating causative entailments with the force-theoretic framework: The case of the Tohono O’odham frustrative cem

Bridget Copley and Heidi Harley

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Force dynamics have long played a significant role in cognitive approaches to linguistic semantics. The chapter proposes that the arguments discovered by Davidson refer to forces instead of to ... More


Affect

Margaret H. Freeman

in The Poem as Icon: A Study in Aesthetic Cognition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190080419
eISBN:
9780190080440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080419.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

Schemata acquire affective value through force dynamics at the deepest level of cognition. Affect is a transitive activity between the self as agonist and an “other” as antagonist that arises from ... More


Introduction

Bridget Copley and Fabienne Martin

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume and to the topics discussed in later chapters. These topics include, in the first part of the book, theories of causation, formal semantics for ... More


Waging War against Oneself: A Conceptual Blend at the Heart of Christian Ascetic Practice

Mihailo Antović

in Religion, Language, and the Human Mind

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190636647
eISBN:
9780190636678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636647.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This article analyses the metaphor of “battle against oneself” in the monastic textbook Unseen Warfare, which provides advice for the spiritual advancement of Orthodox Christians, saying the path of ... More


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