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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Renewing Meaningby Stephen J Barker

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    At the birth of analytic philosophy Frege created a paradigm that is centrally important to how meaning has been understood in the twentieth century. Frege invented the now familiar distinctions of sense and force, of sense and reference, of concept and object. He introduced the conception of sentence meaning as residing in truth-conditions and argued... more...

  • Kultur und Semantikby Ilja Srubar

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99


  • Meaning and Readingby Michel Meyer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    According to the traditional view, meaning presents itself under the form of some kind of identity. To give the meaning of a sentence amounts to being capable of producing some substitute based on the identity of the terms of the sentence. Is then the meaning of a book, or of any text, the capacity of rewriting it? Instead of retaining a double-standard... more...

  • Zählenby Moritz Wedell

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 63.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Verwendung des Worts zeln ist dominant durch seine pragmatische Funktion geprägt: zeln , das ist zuallererst das emphatische und öffentliche Zuschreiben von Rang und Amt, von Schönheit, Tapferkeit, Freiheit usw. Zeln ist zunächst immer ein Akt der Mitteilung in der Kommunikation von Angesicht zu Angesicht. Die Kerbholzüberlieferung,... more...

  • Polysemie als Verfahren lexikalischer Motivationby Daniela Marzo

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 78.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Vor dem Hintergrund der Kognitiven Linguistik wird sowohl theoretisch als auch empirisch fundiert die verbreitete Ansicht widerlegt, Polysemie sei antiikonisch. Am Beispiel metonymie- und metaphernbasierter Polysemie im Französischen und Italienischen wird demonstriert,dass Polysemie Ikonizität und Motivation im Lexikon nicht nur... more...

  • Inventing Freedomby Daniel Hannan

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 18.99

    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...