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Science of language (Linguistics)

  • Linguistics and Philosophyby R. Harré; R. Harris

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 126.00

    As hopes that generative linguistics might solve philosophical problems about the mind give way to disillusionment, old problems concerning the relationship between linguistics and philosophy survive unresolved. This collection surveys the historical engagement between the two, and opens up avenues for further reflection. In Part 1 two contrasting... more...

  • Regionale Alltagsspracheby Jens Philipp Lanwer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.62

    Empirical approaches based on qualitative or quantitative methods of corpus linguistics have become a central paradigm within linguistics. The series takes account of this fact and provides a platform for approaches within synchronous linguistics as well as interdisciplinary works with a linguistic focus which devise new ways of working... more...

  • Neurobiology of Languageby Gregory Hickok; Steven L. Small

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 199.95

    Neurobiology of Language explores the study of language, a field that has seen tremendous progress in the last two decades. Key to this progress is the accelerating trend toward integration of neurobiological approaches with the more established understanding of language within cognitive psychology, computer science, and linguistics. This volume... more...

  • Hermann Paul's 'Principles of Language History' Revisitedby Peter Auer; David Fertig; Paul J. Hopper; Robert W. Murray; Peter Auer; Robert W. Murray

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.62

    The linguae & litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Language and Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Linguisticsby Bruce M. Rowe; Diane P. Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    Provides a linguistic foundation for students of all majors Assisted by numerous pedagogical aids, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics , 4/e explains all concepts in a systematic way making complex linguistic topics as easy to learn as possible. This introductory title covers the core topics of linguistics, providing the information and concepts... more...

  • Cognitive Linguistics and Humor Researchby Geert Brône; Kurt Feyaerts; Tony Veale

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.62

    Honorary editor: René Dirven The series Applications of Cognitive Linguistics (ACL) welcomes book proposals from any domain where the theoretical insights developed in Cognitive Linguistics (CL) have been (or could be) fruitfully applied. In the past thirty-five years, the CL movement has articulated a rich and satisfying view of... more...

  • Language Structure and Environmentby Rik De Busser; Randy J. LaPolla

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    It is widely understood that the socio-historical contexts of languages have a direct bearing on their structures and on the types of stance that communities take in relation to them. Within the discipline of linguistics these socio-historical contexts and their impacts on communities’ use and understanding of language are generally referred... more...

  • Signs, Meaning and Experienceby Adrian Pable; Christopher Hutton

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.62

    The series focuses on the state of contemporary semiotics and its current applications. It is intended to produce a number of concise interventions in semiotics, by which is meant studies of discrete areas of nature and culture that are interrogated using sign theory (in particular, as derived from the example of Peirce, Saussure, Sebeok,... more...

  • Word Dropsby Paul Anthony Jones

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 9.99

    If you're logofascinated , you are literally spellbound by language. This surprising compendium of 1,000 facts about words, language and etymology is here to inspire your curiosity and delight in discovery. In Word Drops , you can delve into a smattering of unexpected connections and weird juxtapositions, stumble upon a new or remarkable word, or... more...