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  • Semantic Role Labelingby Martha Palmer; Daniel Gildea; Nianwen Xue

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    This book is aimed at providing an overview of several aspects of semantic role labeling. Chapter 1 begins with linguistic background on the definition of semantic roles and the controversies surrounding them. Chapter 2 describes how the theories have led to structured lexicons such as FrameNet, VerbNet and the PropBank Frame Files that in turn provide... more...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    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...

  • Barrieren überwindenby Gerhard Vohs

    tredition 2014; US$ 5.58

    Eine ironisch-satirische Geschichte, die auf wirkliche Ereignisse beruht, allerdings mit viel Ironie und Sarkasmus dargestellt. Sie beginnt mit dem Leben in der Türkei, einem Schmerzempfinden mit falscher Diagnose, die Fahrt nach Deutschland und der Besuch dortiger Ärzte. Auch hier zunächst eine Falschdiagnose, dann aber die Feststellung eines Anal... 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...

  • Die konsonantische Struktur von Wörtern und ihre genematische Matrixby Franz Peschke

    Projekt Verlag 2013; US$ 9.45

    Sprache hat etwas Spielerisches. Diese Lust am Kobinatorischen, immer wieder Überraschenden geht über alle Sprachen und Sprachgruppen hinweg. Man nimmt sich Etwas, wenn man sich nur auf eine Sprache oder Sprachgruppe einengt. Das betrifft sowohl Erkenntnisse der Grammatik als auch der Semantik. Wie aber hat sich Sprache entwickelt, liegt allen Sprachen... more...

  • Einführung in die Semantikby Thomas Ede Zimmermann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 137.30

    Die Semantik ist ein wichtiges Teilgebiet der Linguistik. Sie beschäftigt sich mit der Bedeutung sprachlicher Ausdrücke. Dieser Band führt in das Thema ein, ohne spezifische Vorkenntnisse vorauszusetzen. Zunächst wird der Gegenstandsbereich dargestellt und von anderen Bereichen der Linguistik, wie der Syntax und der Pragmatik, abgegrenzt. Darauf folgt... more...

  • Inventing Freedomby Daniel Hannan

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.79

    British politician Daniel Hannan's Inventing Freedom is an ambitious account of the historical origin and spread of the principles that have made America great, and their role in creating a sphere of economic and political liberty that is as crucial as it is imperiled. According to Hannan, the ideas and institutions we consider essential to maintaining... 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...