19 From mind to grammar: coordinate systems, prepositions, constructions
Paul Chilton [+]
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.
This chapter aims to explore the way in which attested neural operations may motivate linguistic structures, at two different levels of abstraction.