Language, Space and Mind: The Conceptual Geometry of Linguistic Meaning

Language, Space and Mind: The Conceptual Geometry of Linguistic Meaning


the concept spatial cognition offers the root of linguistic meanings, even hugely summary meanings, has been recommend by means of a few linguists lately. This ebook takes this suggestion into new dimensions and develops a theoretical framework in line with easy geometric rules. All audio system are conceptualisers who've some extent of view either in a literal and in an summary feel, deciding on their standpoint in area, time and the true international. The publication examines the conceptualising homes of verbs, together with stressful, point, modality and transitivity, in addition to the conceptual workings of grammatical buildings linked to counterfactuality, different minds and the expression of ethical strength. It makes hyperlinks to the cognitive sciences all through and concludes with a dialogue of the connection among language, mind and brain.

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