Language, Cognition and Space - The State of the Art and New Directions - Vyvyan Evans

Language, Cognition and Space - The State of the Art and New Directions - Vyvyan Evans

19 From mind to grammar: coordinate systems, prepositions, constructions

Language, Cognition and Space - The State of the Art and New Directions - Vyvyan Evans

Paul Chilton [+-]
Lancaster University
Paul Chilton is Professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University. He has published widely in the areas of cognitive linguistics and discourse studies. His previous books include Security Metaphors: Cold War Discourse from Containment to Common European Home and Analysing Political Discourse: Theory and Practice. His most recent articles explore a geometric approach to the deictic concepts of space, time and modality.

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This chapter aims to explore the way in which attested neural operations may motivate linguistic structures, at two different levels of abstraction.

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Chilton, Paul. 19 From mind to grammar: coordinate systems, prepositions, constructions. Language, Cognition and Space - The State of the Art and New Directions. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 499 - 514 Jun 2010. ISBN 9781845535018. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22054. Date accessed: 22 May 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22054. Jun 2010

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