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Introduction

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the central notion that Mexico and Mexicanness are constructs, shaped and performed through multiple modes for interfacing nationalist and tourist agendas. Establishing the ... More


Primary Relationships and the Symbol Situation

Lorraine McCune

in How Children Learn to Learn Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177879
eISBN:
9780199870202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177879.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the nature of what children confronting language must learn and the role of their relationships with caregivers in this transition. Topics covered include language development ... More


Looking Both Ways: The JANUS Model of Noun Phrase Anaphor Processing

Alan Garnham and H. Wind Cowles

in Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter presents a new model of coreferential noun phrase anaphora processing, JANUS, within the mental models framework. It summarizes previous research on NP anaphora that is most pertinent to ... More


The Overlapping Distribution of Personal and Demonstrative Pronouns

Donna K. Byron, Sarah Brown-Schmidt, and Michael K. Tanenhaus

in Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores pragmatic distinctions between personal pronouns such as ‘it’ and demonstrative pronouns such as ‘that’ in English. These two categories of pronoun are typically employed in ... More


Grounding

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Grounding is the grammaticized means of relating the thing profiled by a nominal, or the process profiled by a finite clause, to the ground (the speech event and its participants). As narrowly ... More


Meaning

Gillian Russell

in Truth in Virtue of Meaning: A Defence of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232192
eISBN:
9780191715907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232192.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The traditional account of the analytic/synthetic distinction is based on a naive folk theory of language. This chapter explains how that folk theory supported a particular version of the ... More


Persuasion in the Decision Making of U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367584
eISBN:
9780199776917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367584.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter proposes that persuasion is more effective in influencing votes in certain types of cases than others. A distinction is made between ideological (i.e., hot-button issue) cases and ... More


In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The “place” in the title of this book is the intersection of language with building, the marking, for future reference, of material constructions in the world. The “referent” the book describes is ... More


Referent and Annihilation: “X” Marks the Spot

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines, justifies, and elaborates on the cinematic document entitled Shoah, by Claude Lanzmann as it records several accounts of events participated in and witnessed with long shots of ... More


On Concepts of Objects

Charles Travis

in Occasion-Sensitivity: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230334
eISBN:
9780191710605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230334.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explores Wittgenstein's views on Frege's view of referents. Wittgenstein argued that naming or reference underdetermines conditions for the correctness of wholes, notably, where ... More


Complex Demonstratives 70

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter provides an analysis of complex demonstratives, constructed from a demonstrative and a nominal, such as ‘that man’ or ‘that politician’. It considers five views about the semantic role ... More


The introduction of senses

John Horty

in Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Gottlob Frege argued that a single, undifferentiated notion of semantic value would not do. Instead, he insisted that semantic value must be divided into two components and he distinguished them as ... More


A simple semantic model

John Horty

in Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter gives a precise semantic framework in which senses can be assigned with definite structures. It aims to examine the robust interpretation of fruitfulness of both defined expressions and ... More


Syntactic and semantic options

John Horty

in Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the semantics of complex, incomplete, and defined expressions. It aims to extend the ρ and σ functions, mapping expressions into their referents and senses, and then applying ... More


Pronouns

Darbhe Narayana Shankara Bhat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199230242
eISBN:
9780191710124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230242.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

On the basis of a cross-linguistic study of about 350 languages, this book brings to light several fascinating characteristics of pronouns. It shows that the word ‘pronoun’ represents two kinds of ... More


Using Scripture as Hermeneutic Utterance

Alexander Samely

in Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270317
eISBN:
9780191683978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270317.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This chapter holds that when whole Mishnaic utterances are performed using the words of Scripture, their striking interpretation is implicit in the manner they engage with a unique set of ... More


Relation with the Referent

D.N.S. BHAT

in Pronouns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199230242
eISBN:
9780191710124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230242.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses a conflict in the relationship between personal pronouns and their referents. In order to denote speech roles efficiently and to function as shifters, they need to be ... More


Conflicting Characteristics

D.N.S. BHAT

in Pronouns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199230242
eISBN:
9780191710124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230242.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter points out certain characteristics that differentiate between first and second person pronouns. These characteristics derive from the prominence of the speaker (as in making statements ... More


“I”-Ascriptions: The Semantic and the Epistemic

Dorit Bar-On

in Speaking My Mind: Expression and Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199276288
eISBN:
9780191602894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276285.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A more promising account of the way ‘I’ refers, which derives from the works of Sidney Shoemaker and Gareth Evans, is discussed in Ch. 3. This account, the ’Reference without Identification’ view, ... More


Memory for Locations Relative to Objects: Axes and the Categorization of Regions

RIK ESHUIS

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the spatial information that directional expressions refer to by focusing on the intrinsic object-centered use of these expressions. An idea for the correspondence between ... More


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