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Language and the Cognitive Construal of the World : Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [Tilsm] - John R. Taylor

Language and the Cognitive Construal of the World

Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [Tilsm]

By: John R. Taylor (Editor), Robert E. MacLaury (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1995
ISBN: 9783110143010
Number Of Pages: 419
For Ages: 22+ years old

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The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language in its various manifestations, including sign languages. It regards linguistic variation in its synchronic and diachronic dimensions as well as in its social contexts as important sources of insight for a better understanding of the design of linguistic systems and the ecology and evolution of language.

Preface: Linguistic and anthropological approaches to cognition
Introduction: On construing the worldp. 1
Seeing it in more than one wayp. 23
Possession and possessive constructionsp. 51
What lack needs to have: A study in the cognitive semantics of privationp. 81
The construal of cause: The case of cause prepositionsp. 95
Conceptual grammaticalization and predictionp. 119
Metaphors of anger in Japanesep. 137
Looking back at anger: Cultural traditions and metaphorical patternsp. 153
Anger: Its language, conceptualization, and physiology in the light of cross-cultural evidencep. 181
The metaphorical conception of mind: "Mental activity is manipulation"p. 197
Vantage theoryp. 231
The terror of Montezuma: Aztec history, vantage theory, and the category of "person"p. 277
Selection of Japanese categories during social interactionp. 331
Genus, species, and vantagesp. 365
On construing the world of languagep. 377
Index of namesp. 391
Subject indexp. 396
Contributorsp. 407
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ISBN: 9783110143010
ISBN-10: 3110143011
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [Tilsm]
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 419
Published: 1995
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.77

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