Perspectives on Language and Conceptualization

Perspectives on Language and Conceptualization

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  • Paperback | 207 pages
  • 160 x 240mm | 350g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588111393
  • 9781588111395

Table of contents

1. Introduction (by Nuyts, Jan); 2. On the Very Idea of Thinking in Words (by Berg, Jonathan); 3. The Cognitive Basis of the Meaning and Function of Cross-Linguistic TAKE and V (by Ekberg, Lena); 4. Generalised Onomasiological Salience (by Geeraerts, Dirk); 5. Japanese Numeral Classifiers: Their Implications for Conceptual Coherence (by Inoue, Kyoko); 6. Demonstratives, Direct Reference and Mental Models (by De Mulder, Walter); 7. Reference to Objects in Text Production (by Stutterheim, Christiane von); 8. Conceptual Associations and Weak Existential Assertions (by Vogeleer, Svetlana); 9. Against a Composite Analysis of Certain Causative Constructions (by Voorst, Jan van); 10. Language and Environment: A Cross-Cultural Study of the Gestural Communication Systems of Chinese and American Deaf Children (by Wang, Xiao-lei); 11. Causality and Context Dependence (by Ziv, Yael); 12. Abstractsshow more