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  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 114.99

    Eros Corazza presents a fascinating investigation of the role that indexicals (e.g. 'I', 'she', 'this', 'today', 'here') play in our thought. Indexicality is crucial to the understanding of such puzzling issues as the nature of the self, the nature of perception, social interaction, psychological pathologies,... more...

  • The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theoryby Shalom Lappin; Chris Fox

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.95

    The second edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory presents a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge research in contemporary theoretical and computational semantics. Features completely new content from the first edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory Features contributions by leading semanticists, who... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Semanticsby Nick Riemer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Semantics provides a broad and state-of-the-art survey of this field, covering semantic research at both word and sentence level. It presents a synoptic view of the most important areas of semantic investigation, including contemporary methodologies and debates, and indicating possible future directions in the field. ... more...

  • Semantic Role Universals and Argument Linkingby Ina Bornkessel; Matthias Schlesewsky; Bernard Comrie; Angela D. Friederici

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00

    Semantic roles have long played a major role in all domains of linguistic explanation on account of their undisputed suitability as interface representations between syntax and semantics. By focusing on semantic roles and argument linking from such diverse perspectives as grammatical theories, language typology, psycho-/neurolinguistics and... more...

  • The Building Blocks of Meaningby Michele Prandi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 203.00

    The shaping of complex meanings depends on punctual and relational coding and inferencing. Coding is viewed as a vector which can run either from expression to content or from concepts to (linguistic) forms to mark independent conceptual relations. While coding relies on systematic resources internal to language, inferencing essentially depends on... more...

  • Cognitive Semantics and Scientific Knowledgeby András Kertész

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 128.00

    The book focuses on the question of how and to what extent cognitive semantic approaches can contribute to the new field of the cognitive science of science. The argumentation is based on a series of instructive case studies which are intended to test the prospects and limits of the metascientific application of both holistic and modular cognitive... more...

  • Probing Semantic Relationsby Alain Auger; Caroline Barričre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 128.00

    Semantic relations are at the core of any representational system, and are keys to enable the next generation of information processing systems with semantic and reasoning capabilities. Acquisition, description, and formalization of semantic relations are fundamentals in computer-based systems where natural language processing is required. Probing... more...

  • Linguistic Emotivityby Senko K. Maynard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    Linguistic Emotivity explores expressive and emotive meanings in Japanese from the perspective of the Place of Negotiation theory. The Place of Negotiation theory provides a framework for understanding how linguistic signs function in the place of communication (in cognitive, emotive, and interactional places). The theory finds the indexicality of... more...

  • Meaning and Cognitionby Liliana Albertazzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 128.00

    The aim of this book is to present significant aspects of cognitive grammar by adopting an interdisciplinary approach. The book provides an interplay of contributions by some exponents of cognitive grammar (Langacker, Croft, Wood, Geeraerts, Kövecses, Wildgen), and philosophers of language (Albertazzi, Marconi, Peruzzi, Violi) who, in most cases, share... more...

  • Semantic Processing for Finite Domainsby Martha Stone Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 43.00

    This book aims to look at the semantics of natural languages in context. more...