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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...

  • Frames of Understanding in Text and Discourseby Alexander Ziem

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    How do words mean? What is the nature of meaning? How can we grasp a word?s meaning? The frame-semantic approach developed in this book offers some well-founded answers to such long-standing, but still controversial issues. Following Charles Fillmore?s definition of frames as both organizers of experience and tools for understanding, the monograph... more...

  • Corpus Methods for Semanticsby Dylan Glynn; Justyna A. Robinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This text offers an introduction to binary logistic regression, a confirmatory technique for statistically modelling the effect of one or several predictors on a binary response variable. It is explained why logistic regression is exceptionally well suited for the comparison of near-synonyms in corpus data; the technique allows the researcher to identify... more...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 224.00

    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 language... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...