The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

20. Logical and Typological Arguments for Radical Construction Grammar

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

William Croft
University of New Mexico

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In this essay, the author develops the theoretical ramifications of taking seriously the notion of constructions, arguing on the basis of logical and typological evidence that constructions, not grammatical categories, are the linguistic primitives that best lend themselves to typological investigation and explanation

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Croft, William. 20. Logical and Typological Arguments for Radical Construction Grammar. The Cognitive Linguistics Reader. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 638-674 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845531102. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=31564. Date accessed: 21 Sep 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31564. Nov 2007

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