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Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Werner Hüllen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

This book epitomizes the history of Roget's Thesaurus as the merger of a dictionary of synonyms and a topical, i.e. non-alphabetical, dictionary. It has all the linguistic features of a text. Its ... More


Investigating English Phraseology with Two Tools: NSM and Google

Anna Wierzbicka

in Experience, Evidence, and Sense: The Hidden Cultural Legacy of English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368000
eISBN:
9780199867653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368000.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses experience of comparing the conclusions drawn from the semantic analysis of selected collocations (combining sense with an adjective) with the results of Google searches that ... More


English: Meaning and Culture

Anna Wierzbicka

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

English is the most widely-spoken language in the world, and it is rapidly becoming a global lingua franca. But it is not culturally neutral: like any other language, it carries with it a cultural ... More


Aspects of Verb Meaning and Constructional Meaning: Theory and Methodology

Ruth Möhlig-Falke

in The Early English Impersonal Construction: An Analysis of Verbal and Constructional Meaning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777723
eISBN:
9780199933310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777723.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter treats in some detail the different levels involved in the semantic analysis of early English impersonal sentences. It thus provides the theoretical background for the semantic analysis ... More


Semantic Analysis of Old English Verbs Capable of Impersonal Use

Ruth Möhlig-Falke

in The Early English Impersonal Construction: An Analysis of Verbal and Constructional Meaning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777723
eISBN:
9780199933310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777723.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents the results of the semantic analysis of the verbs capable of impersonal use in Old English (OE). The semantic analysis of the verb lexemes is the first step in the investigation ... More


Roget's Thesaurus, Deconstructed

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Discussing synonyms started with Prodikos of Keos (c.470 bc), but modern research can be traced back to Abbé Gabriel Girard (1718). In the 18th century, there was a Europe-wide interest in the ... More


From Holistic Interpretation to Relational Hermeneutics: Toshihiko Izutsu’s Semantic Analysis of the Qurʾān

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter critically engages the hermeneutical approach of Toshihiko Izutsu, focusing primarily on his intra-Qurʾānic and synchronic semantic methodology. It argues that Izutsu’s method of ... More


Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

How does the Qurʾān depict the religious Other? Throughout Islamic history, this question has provoked extensive and intricate debate about the identity, nature, and status of the religious Other and ... More


Eternal vs. Ephemeral Events

Donald Davidson

in Essays on Actions and Events

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246274
eISBN:
9780191715198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246270.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This essay continues Davidson's exchange with Chisholm on the nature of events, started in Essay 9. Davidson emphasizes that his own ontological approach, as opposed to Chisholm's, grows out of a ... More


Expertise in Context: Interaction in the Doctors’ Room of an Emergency Department

John C. Lammers, Natalie J. Lambert, Bryan Abendschein, Tobias Reynolds-Tylus, and Kira A. Varava

in Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter examines how expertise operates inside of a hospital emergency department. The argument is made that physicians’ expertise is a product of both an already recognized and ... More


Introduction

Stephen Finlay

in Confusion of Tongues: A Theory of Normative Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199347490
eISBN:
9780199347513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347490.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces the myth of the Tower of Babel as providing allegories for two central themes of the book: that both moral and metaethical disagreements in different ways involve a ‘confusion ... More


Comparison of the AROUSAL dimension in Turkey and the USA1

Gülcan Akçalan Akırmak, Diane Sunar, and Hale Bolak Boratav

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the present study, the semantic structure of emotion words was analyzed and compared between Turkish and U.S. English using Principal Component Analysis. The results of this study supported the ... More


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