Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings (Cognitive Linguistics by Dirk Geeraerts

By Dirk Geeraerts

Cognitive Linguistics: simple Readings is in particular designed for an introductory path in Cognitive Linguistics. It brings jointly twelve foundational articles through prime figures within the box, every one of which introduces one of many uncomplicated strategies of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, photo schemas, psychological areas, building grammar, prototypicality and radial units. Thecollectionis supported by means of an creation to the idea and, particularly, the perform of Cognitive Linguistics and by means of trajectories for extra analyzing that begin from the person chapters.

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  • Each of the twelve articles introduces one of many fundamentals suggestions of the cognitive linguistics
  • Contributions by means of reknown linguistics (George Lakoff, Ron Langacker, Len Talmy, Gilles Fauconnier, Charles Filmore) and influential more youthful students
  • Specifically designed for an introductory path in cognitive linguistics, at present essentially the most extensively attractive and dynamic frameworks for the research of common language
  • Helps scholars and starting researchers in the course of the addition of a basic creation to the speculation and, particularly, the perform of cognitive linguistics, and during the specification of trajectories for extra reading

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