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Current progress in linguistic theorizing is more and more informed by cross-linguistic investigation, focusing on the concepts that are part of every language user's ontology, the network of cross-connected conceptualizations the mind uses in coping with the world. How are ontological structures reflected in intra- and cross-linguistic regularities? The volume unites contributions from Linguistics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Artificial Intelligence into the outline of an approach that promises to develop into a vital branch of cognitive science.If the new language system had originally evolved as a manual-visual modality, the greater degree of parallelism and ... Stephen McCullough, Dan Slobin, Ted Suppala, Alyssa Wolf, and others a€“ who are not responsible for my errors and oversights. 3. As it happens, most motion prepositions in English have a polysemous range that covers both the unbounded and the ... the Figurea#39;s path had a a€œTO a€oraa€œ FROMa€ vector, as seen in The fuel tank slowly filled with gas / drained of its gas. 6.

Author:Andrea C. Schalley, Dietmar Zaefferer
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2007-01-01


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