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  • Textologieby Martin Endres; Axel Pichler; Claus Zittel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Der Band versammelt Beiträge unterschiedlicher Fachrichtungen, die sich der Entwicklung eines erweiterten Textbegriffs widmen. Die Frage nach der Bedeutung und Funktion von Textualität führt dabei zur Aufgabe der traditionellen Arbeitsteilung von Philosophie und Philologie, sensibilisiert für unterschiedliche sprachlich-ästhetische Darstellungsformen,... more...

  • Theorie und Geschichte des philosophischen Bildesby Claus Zittel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Die vorliegende Studie zeigt an Beispielen aus der Geschichte der Philosophie, dass den materiellen Momenten eines Textes ? seiner Physiognomie, der Typographie und insbesondere den Text-Bild-Relationen ?eine hohe kognitive Relevanz zukommt. Daraus ergibt sich die Notwendigkeit, eine material-affine Methodologie zu entwickeln, die solche Prozesse auch... more...

  • The Present Perfective Paradox across Languagesby Astrid De Wit

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This book presents an analysis of how speakers of typologically diverse languages report present-time situations. Astrid De Wit brings together cross-linguistic observations from English, French, the English-based creole language Sranan, and various Slavic languages, and relates them to the same phenomenon, the 'present perfective paradox'. more...

  • English Nounsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    English Nouns explores the mechanisms by which English nominalizations come to have a variety of readings depending on their syntactic context. more...

  • Cambridge O Level Englishby John Reynolds; Patricia Acres

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 27.99

    We are working with Cambridge International Examinations to gain endorsement for this title. A full-colour textbook from expert authors and teachers that is matched exactly to the latest syllabus. Each unit focuses on a genre and includes both writing and reading tasks. more...

  • Language and Cognitive Structures of Emotionby Prakash Mondal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book examines linguistic expressions of emotion in intensional contexts and offers a formally elegant account of the relationship between language and emotion. The author presents a compelling case for the view that there exist, contrary to popular belief, logical universals at the intersection of language and emotive content. This book shows... more...

  • Iconicity and Abductionby Gianluca Caterina; Rocco Gangle

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book consolidates and extends the authors? work on the connection between iconicity and abductive inference. It emphasizes a pragmatic, experimental and fallibilist view of knowledge without sacrificing formal rigor. Within this context, the book focuses particularly on scientific knowledge and its prevalent use of mathematics. To find an answer... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Modality and Moodby Jan Nuyts; Johan van der Auwera

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This handbook offers an in depth and comprehensive state of the art survey of the linguistic domains of modality and mood. An international team of experts in the field examine the full range of methodological and theoretical approaches to the many facets of the phenomena involved. more...

  • Deontic Modalityby Nate Charlow; Matthew Chrisman

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume presents new work on the much-discussed topic of deontic modality: the meaning and function of language relating to what is allowed, required, or obligatory, in view of moral or legal demands. A team of leading experts in philosophy of language, meta-ethics, and linguistics tackle key issues at the heart of the debate. more...

  • How Gender Shapes the Worldby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role it plays in human cognition. Examples are drawn from all over the world, with a special focus on Aikhenvald's extensive fieldwork in Amazonia and New Guinea. more...