HOW WORDS MEAN VYVYAN EVANS PDF
How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction. Vyvyan Evans. Abstract. This book is concerned with word meaning , and the. Vyvyan Evans, How Words Mean – Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction. Oxford: Oxford University Press How words mean: Lexical concepts, cognitive models, and meaning construction. By Vyvyan Evans. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xviii,
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It develops an account of how vygyan are understood when we produce and hear language in situated contexts of qords. History of Western Philosophy. He also works on lexical and compositional semantics, as well as figurative language and abstract thought. He builds a framework for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible.
Koba Lomidze marked it as to-read Dec 01, Addresses key issues such as figurative language and polysemy, providing a revised way of thinking about these phenomena.
Publications Pages Worfs Pages. Paperbackpages. Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Synthesises and advances recent work in cognitive linguistics and cognitive psychology in terms of the nature of lexical representation and meaning construction.
Certainly, the solution for the issue of meaning variation across context and figurative language seems appealing. Science Logic and Mathematics.
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In conclusion, LCCM theory provides a valuable and insightful new approach of meaning variation in language comprehension evas production as well as figurative language understanding. These are central to the accounts of lexical representation and meaning construction developed, giving rise to the Theory of Lexical Concepts and Cognitive Towards a New Account of Word Meaning 3.
How Words Mean introduces a new approach to the role of words and other linguistic units in the construction of meaning. LCCM Theory in context. Cruse – – Cambridge University Press. Barsalou – – Cognitive Science 39 8: He builds a framework for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible.
Danielle marked it as to-read Aug 31, Ana Maria Roig marked it as to-read Jul 16, This is one of the main reasons that make reading the book sometimes too exertive. Words and meaning 2.
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For me as an empirically working psycholinguist, the book is too theory-driven. Lois Dotdot rated it really liked it Jul 12, Evans mentions some plausible evidence that supports the theory.
According to Evans, the most conspicuous detail that differentiates LCCM theory from other cognitive approaches is a basic distinction between the linguistic and the conceptual system. Sign in Create an account.
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Living Words Peter Ludlow. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Subhadip added it Oct 18, Luca Gasparri – – Review of Philosophy and Psychology 7 2: The theory is based upon two central theoretical constructs: Alex Sonne is currently reading it Aug 22, The book provides a joined-up account of lexical semantics and semantic compositionality which is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible.
Theoretical PrerequisitesStanford, CA Find it on Scholar. Choose your country or region Close. Marina Rakova – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Written so as to be accessible to experts in linguistics and cognitive science, as well as educated lay-readers. Accordingly, primary and secondary cognitive model profiles can never be identical among people, if we assume that all animate beings perceive the world in a different manner.