Algebraic Semantics in Language and Philosophy by Godehard Link

By Godehard Link

The philosophical method of this quantity is principally structuralist, utilizing logical instruments to enquire the formal constitution of varied types of items in our international, as characterized by way of language and as systematised by means of philosophy. This quantity mostly analyses the structural houses of collections or pluralities (with purposes to the philosophy of set theory), homogeneous gadgets like water, and the semantics and philosophy of occasions. This publication thereby enhances algebraic paintings that has been performed on different philosophical entities, i.e. propositions, homes, family, or occasions. situated within the triangle of language, good judgment and philosophy, this quantity is exclusive in combining the assets of other fields in an interdisciplinary firm. half the fourteen chapters of this quantity are unique papers, complementing the gathering of the author's formerly released essays at the topic.

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Natural Categories’, Cognitive Psychology 4: 328–80. Talmy, Leonard (2003). Toward a Cognitive Semantics – Volume 1: Concept Structuring Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Talmy, Leonard (2003). Toward a Cognitive Semantics – Volume 2: Typology and Process in Concept Structuring. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Further reading Croft, William and D. Alan Cruse (2004). Cognitive Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Evans, Vyvyan and Melanie Green (2006). Cognitive Linguistics. An Introduction.

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