The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

1. The Cognitive Linguistics Enterprise: An Overview

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

Vyvyan Evans [+-]
Bangor University
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Vyvyan Evans is Professor of Linguistics at Bangor University and author of numerous books relating to cognitive linguistics. These include How Words Mean, The Structure of Time, The Semantics of English Prepositions (with Andrea Tyler), Cognitive Linguistics (with Melanie Green), and A Glossary of Cognitive Linguistics.
Benjamin K. Bergen [+-]
University of California, San Diego
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Benjamin K. Bergen is Associate Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has published widely in cognitive, computational, neuro-, and psycholinguistics. Topics that his research touches include embodiment in syntax and semantics, linguistic relativism, natural language understanding, and connectionist language modeling.
Jörg Zinken [+-]
University of Portsmouth
Jörg Zinken is Senior Lecturer of Psychology of Communication and coordinator of the Language, Culture and Mind Research Group at the University of Portsmouth. His research interests cover topics from the interface between anthropological and cognitive linguistics, including universals and variation in multifunctionality patterns, contextual models of metaphor, and the semantics of prosody and syntax.


The book opens with an extended, original chapter by the volume editors offering a broad overview of Cognitive Linguistics designed for the introductory reader.

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Evans, Vyvyan ; Bergen, Benjamin K. ; Zinken, Jörg . 1. The Cognitive Linguistics Enterprise: An Overview. The Cognitive Linguistics Reader. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-36 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845531102. Date accessed: 25 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31541. Nov 2007

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