Cognitive Linguistics

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Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings

Cognitive Linguistics Research 34

Editors Dirk Geeraerts ´ Rene Dirven John R. Taylor Honorary editor Ronald W. Langacker

Mouton de Gruyter Berlin · New York

Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings
Edited by Dirk Geeraerts

Mouton de Gruyter Berlin · New York

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Cognitive linguistics : basic readings / edited by Dirk Geeraerts. p. cm. (Cognitive linguistics research ; 34) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN-13: 978-3-11-019084-7 (hardcover : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 3-11-019084-2 (hardcover : alk. paper) ISBN-13: 978-3-11-019085-4 (pbk. : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 3-11-019085-0 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Cognitive grammar. I. Geeraerts, Dirk, 1955 P165.C6424 2006 415 dc22 2006023786

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Introduction A rough guide to Cognitive Linguistics Dirk Geeraerts Chapter 1 Cognitive Grammar Introduction to Concept, Image, and Symbol Ronald W. Langacker Chapter 2 Grammatical construal The relation of grammar to cognition Leonard Talmy Chapter 3 Radial network Cognitive topology and lexical networks Claudia Brugman and George Lakoff Chapter 4 Prototype theory Prospects and problems of prototype theory Dirk Geeraerts Chapter 5 Schematic network Ambiguity, polysemy, and vagueness David Tuggy Chapter 6 Conceptual metaphor The contemporary theory of metaphor George Lakoff Chapter 7 Image schema The cognitive psychological reality of image schemas and their transformations Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. and Herbert L. Colston











Chapter 8 Metonymy The role of domains in the interpretation of metaphors and metonymies William Croft Chapter 9 Mental spaces Conceptual integration networks Gilles Fauconnier and Mark Turner Chapter 10 Frame semantics Frame semantics Charles J. Fillmore Chapter 11 Construction Grammar The inherent semantics of argument structure: The case of the English ditransitive construction Adele E. Goldberg Chapter 12 Usage-based linguistics First steps toward a usage-based theory of language acquisition Michael Tomasello Epilogue Trajectories for further reading Dirk Geeraerts







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Chapter 1. Cognitive Grammar
Ronald W. Langacker 1990 Chapter 1. Introduction in Concept, Image, and Symbol: The Cognitive Basis of Grammar, Ronald W. Langacker, 1–32. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. (Reprint of An introduction to cognitive grammar. Cognitive Science 10(1): 1–40. 1986.)

Chapter 2. Grammatical construal
Leonard Talmy 1988 The relation of grammar to cognition. In Topics in Cognitive Linguistics, Brygida Rudzka-Ostyn (ed.), 165–205. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Chapter 3. Radial network
Claudia Brugman and George Lakoff 1988 Cognitive topology and lexical networks. In Lexical Ambiguity Resolution: Perspectives from Psycholinguistics, Neuropsychology, and Artificial Intelligence, Steven L. Small, Garrison W....
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