The New Psychology of Language: Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume I

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1998-07-01
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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This book gathers the theories of leading cognitive and functional linguists in one place for cognitive scientists--particularly psychologists--long accustomed to the philosophical divide between themselves and formal linguists. For students & researcher

Table of Contents

Introduction A Cognitive-Functional Perspective on Language Structurep. vii
Referencesp. xxi
Introductionp. 1
Conceptualization, Symbolization, and Grammarp. 1
Conclusionp. 35
Referencesp. 36
the Functional Approach to Grammarp. 41
Referencesp. 64
Introductionp. 67
the Structure of Events and the Structure of Languagep. 67
Conclusion: Semantics and Grammarp. 90
Conclusion: Semantics and Grammarp. 91
Notesp. 91
Language and the Flow of Thoughtp. 93
Conclusionp. 110
the Semantics of English Causative Constructions in a Universal-Typological Perspectivep. 113
Introduction1p. 113
Notesp. 151
Referencesp. 151
Emergent Grammarp. 155
Referencesp. 173
Syntactic Constructions as Prototype Categoriesp. 177
Notesp. 199
Referencesp. 201
Patterns of Experience in Patterns of Language1p. 203
Introductionp. 203
Conclusionp. 215
Notesp. 215
Notesp. 216
Introduction1p. 221
the Acquisition of Wh-Questions and the Mechanisms of Language Acquisitionp. 221
Conclusionp. 244
Notesp. 245
Notesp. 247
Mental Spaces, Language Modalities, and Conceptual Integrationp. 251
Notesp. 277
Referencesp. 278
Author Indexp. 281
Subject Indexp. 287
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