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  • 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$ 49.99


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Polysemie als Verfahren lexikalischer Motivationby Daniela Marzo

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 77.68

    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...

  • Robert Müller Werkausgabe / Tropen. Mythos einer Reiseby Robert Müller; Günther Helmes

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 19.58

    Hauptbeschreibung Robert Müller (1885-1924) bewegte sich im Zentrum der literarischen Wiener Moderne. Seine Schriften bewegen sich zwischen aktivistischem Expressionismus und Konservativismus, ästhetischer Avantgarde und rassistischen Positionen. Unbestritten sind Müllers einzigartige sprachliche Strahlkraft und fulminatne Rhetorik. Robert Müllers... more...

  • Problems of Compositionalityby Zoltán Gendler Szabó

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book is a critical discussion of the principle of compositionality, the thesis that the meaning of a complex expression is fully determined by the meanings of its constituents and its structure. The aim of this book is to clarify what is meant by this principle, to show that its traditional justification is insufficient, and to discuss some of... more...

  • Studies in Neurolinguisticsby Haiganoosh Whitaker; Harry A Whitaker

    Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 72.95

    Studies in Neurolinguistics, Volume 4 covers researches on language phenomena. The book discusses the evolution of human communication systems; the neural control of eye movements in acquired and developmental reading disorders; and the structure in a manual communication system developed without a conventional language model. The text also describes... more...

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

    Projekt Verlag 2013; US$ 10.79

    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...