How to Show Things with Words

How to Show Things with Words : A Study on Logic, Language and Literature

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This book straddles the border between linguistics and philosophy to address, on a sound interdisciplinary basis, the narrative-theoretical issue of proximal vs. distal stance adoption. In languages with no grammaticalized evidential systems, the epistemological structure of discourse underlying perspectival oppositions is heavily dependent on the self-expression of language-using personae and must thereby be inferred from a well-defined set of surface markers. For that matter, the book provides an in-depth formal semantic account of tense, aspect and Aktionsart, supported by the cognitive processes inherent in eventuality-description more

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  • Electronic book text | 544 pages
  • De Gruyter
  • de Gruyter Mouton
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 3110899620
  • 9783110899627

About Rui Linhares-Dias

Rui Linhares-Dias, Universidade dos Acores,Ponta Delgada, Azores Archipelago, more