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The New Psychology Of Language

Author : Michael Tomasello
ISBN : 9781317693482
Genre : Psychology
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From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar to psychologists, thus defining the next era in the scientific study of language. The Classic Edition volumes re-introduce some of the most important cognitive and functional linguists working in the field. They include a new introduction by Michael Tomasello in which he reviews what has changed since the volumes were first published and highlights the fundamental insights of the original authors. The New Psychology of Language volumes are a must-read for anyone interested in understanding how cognitive and functional linguistics has become the thriving perspective on the scientific study of language that it is today.

Lexikon Und Grammatik In Interaktion

Author : Tilo Weber
ISBN : 9783110231540
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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What are the elementary building blocks of language? Which categories can they be assigned to, based on which criteria? What function do parts of speech or lexical categories have for the speakers of a language? This study provides answers to these theoretical questions, showing on the example of German that lexical categorization is dependent on cognitive and functional conditions ― not as a static structure, but rather as a dynamic process. The empirical part of the study shows that this has consequences, especially for writers of German.

The Language Of Adult Immigrants

Author : Elizabeth R. Miller
ISBN : 9781783092062
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is the first to explore the constitution of language learner agency by drawing on performativity theory, an approach that remains on the periphery of second language research. Though many scholars have drawn on poststructuralism to theorize learner identity in non-essentialist terms, most have treated agency as an essential feature that belongs to or inheres in individuals. By contrast, this work promotes a view of learner agency as inherently social and as performatively constituted in discursive practice. In developing a performativity approach to learner agency, it builds on the work of Vygotsky and Bakhtin along with research on ‘agency of spaces’ and language ideologies. Through the study of discourses produced in interviews, this work explores how immigrant small business owners co-construct their theories of agency, in relation to language learning and use. The analysis focuses on three discursive constructs produced in the interview talk–subject-predicate constructs, evaluative stance, and reported speech–and investigates their discursive effects in mobilizing ideologically normative, performatively realized agentive selves.

Scales And Hierarchies

Author : Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky
ISBN : 9783110395006
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The volume advances our understanding of the role of scales and hierarchies across the linguistic sciences. Although scales and hierarchies are widely assumed to play a role in the modelling of linguistic phenomena, their status remains controversial, and it is these controversies that the present volume tackles head-on.

The Handbook Of Language Emergence

Author : Brian MacWhinney
ISBN : 9781118346099
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This authoritative handbook explores the latest integrated theory for understanding human language, offering the most inclusive text yet published on the rapidly evolving emergentist paradigm. Brings together an international team of contributors, including the most prominent advocates of linguistic emergentism Focuses on the ways in which the learning, processing, and structure of language emerge from a competing set of cognitive, communicative, and biological constraints Examines forces on widely divergent timescales, from instantaneous neurolinguistic processing to historical changes and language evolution Addresses key theoretical, empirical, and methodological issues, making this handbook the most rigorous examination of emergentist linguistic theory ever

Begr Nden Im Gespr Ch

Author : Christine Gohl
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122477859
Genre : German language
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Die Studie widmet sich der Struktur und Funktion von Begrundungspraktiken in Alltagsgesprachen. Es wird u.a. aufgezeigt, welche Formen von Begrundungen SprecherInnen in welchen Kontexten bevorzugt verwenden, z.B. wann sie eine grammatisch unmarkierte Anbindung einer konjunktionalen oder anderweitig markierten Anbindung vorziehen. Dabei werden syntaktische, semantische, prosodische und handlungsbezogene Parameter in ihrem jeweiligen Gebrauchskontext untersucht. Uber die empirische Analyse hinaus werden Fragen der Reprasentation sprachlicher Einheiten in Grammatik und Lexikon diskutiert."

The Oxford Handbook Of Cognitive Linguistics

Author : Dirk Geeraerts
ISBN : 9780199890026
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics presents a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical concepts and descriptive/theoretical models of Cognitive Linguistics, and covers its various subfields, theoretical as well as applied. The first twenty chapters give readers the opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of the fundamental analytic concepts and descriptive models of Cognitive Linguistics and their background. The book starts with a set of chapters discussing different conceptual phenomena that are recognized as key concepts in Cognitive Linguistics: prototypicality, metaphor, metonymy, embodiment, perspectivization, mental spaces, etc. A second set of chapters deals with Cognitive Grammar, Construction Grammar, and Word Grammar, which, each in their own way, bring together the basic concepts into a particular theory of grammar and a specific model for the description of grammatical phenomena. Special attention is given to the interrelation between Cognitive and Construction Grammar. A third set of chapters compares Cognitive Linguistics with other forms of linguistic research (functional linguistics, autonomous linguistics, and the history of linguistics), thus giving a readers a better grip on the position of Cognitive Linguistics within the landscape of linguistics at large. The remaining chapters apply these basic notions to various more specific linguistic domains, illustrating how Cognitive Linguistics deals with the traditional linguistic subdomains (phonology, morphology, lexicon, syntax, text and discourse), and demonstrating how it handles linguistic variation and change. Finally they consider its importance in the domain of Applied Linguistics, and look at interdisciplinary links with research fields such as philosophy and psychology. With a well-known cast of contributors from around the world, this reference work will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in (cognitive) linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, and anthropology.

Hermeneutic Philosophy Of Science Van Gogh S Eyes And God

Author : B.E. Babich
ISBN : 9789401717670
Genre : Science
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This richly textured book bridges analytic and hermeneutic and phenomenological philosophy of science. It features unique resources for students of the philosophy and history of quantum mechanics and the Copenhagen Interpretation, cognitive theory and the psychology of perception, the history and philosophy of art, and the pragmatic and historical relationships between religion and science.

Kausalmarker Zwischen Pragmatik Und Kognition

Author : Dagmar Frohning
ISBN : UOM:39015075613680
Genre : German language
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Dagmar Frohning presents a corpus-based analysis of ten causal markers in German. Her study uses written texts and is based on the correlations between the causal markers and numerous contextual features which help delineate the individual markers. It uses a cognitive-pragmatic orientation and integrates various approachesfrom the functionally oriented tradition. The author presents a multi-factorial approach which uses four parameters to give systematic answers to the question of why which marker is preferred in the contexts in which it occurs.

American Book Publishing Record

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