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Zoltan Kovecses

Language, Mind, and Culture

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Inhoudsopgave:
1 Meaning in Mind, Language, and Culture
3(14)
The General Goal of the Book
3(1)
The Kinds of Issues in a Theory of Mind
4(4)
The Objectivist View
8(2)
The Experientialist View
10(2)
Universality versus the Relativity of Human Knowledge
12(3)
Conclusions
15(2)
2 Categorizing the World
17(22)
Prototypes, Theories, and Linguistic Relativity
How Do We Acquire Our Categories?
18(1)
Theories of Categorization
19(12)
Color and Linguistic Relativity
31(3)
The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
34(1)
Conclusions
35(2)
Exercises
37(2)
3 Levels of Interacting with the World
39(12)
Cognitive and Cultural Considerations
Theories of Taxonomic Hierarchies
39(3)
Basic-Level Categories and Their Properties
42(4)
The Role of Culture in the Creation of Basic-Level Categories
46(2)
Conclusions
48(1)
Exercises
48(3)
4 Contesting Categories in Culture
51(12)
Debates about Art
Classical and Basic-Level Definitions of Art
52(1)
The Traditional View of Art as a Prototype-Based Category
53(3)
What Are the Emerging Features of the Traditional View of Art?
56(2)
Is Art an `Essentially Contested Concept`?
58(2)
Conclusions
60(1)
Exercises
61(2)
5 Organizing Knowledge about the World
63(18)
Frames in the Mind
What Is a Frame?
64(5)
Frames as Cultural Constructs and Cultures as Frames
69(3)
What Are Frames Good For?
72(6)
Conclusions
78(1)
Exercises
78(3)
6 The Frame Analysis of Culture
81(16)
Classification Systems and Culture
81(4)
Two Cultural Issues
85(3)
Literature and Frames
88(3)
Politics and Framing
91(2)
Conclusions
93(2)
Exercises
95(2)
7 Mappings within Frames
97(18)
Metonymy as a Cognitive and Cultural Process
What Is Metonymy?
98(2)
Frames and Their Parts
100(6)
Culture, Cognition, and Metonymy
106(1)
Cultural Factors in Prototype Effects
107(4)
Conclusions
111(1)
Exercises
112(3)
8 Mappings across Frames
115(20)
Metaphor
What Is a Conceptual Metaphor?
115(1)
Components of Conceptual Metaphors
116(11)
Kinds of Metaphor
127(3)
Conclusions
130(1)
Exercises
131(4)
9 Metaphoric Frames
135(20)
Some Cultural and Social Applications
Cultural Symbols
136(1)
Interpreting History and the Creation of Metaphors
137(2)
Metaphoric Framing
139(3)
Metaphors Made Real
142(6)
Narrative Structure and Metaphor
148(2)
Linguistic Relativity and Metaphor
150(1)
Conclusions
151(2)
Exercises
153(2)
10 Metaphor Variation across and within Cultures 155(26)
Universal Conceptual Metaphors
156(1)
Dimensions of Metaphor Variation
157(7)
Aspects of Metaphor Involved in Variation
164(3)
Causes of Metaphor Variation
167(5)
Love Is a Journey: A Case Study in Cultural Differences in Metaphorical Expression
172(5)
Conclusions
177(1)
Exercises
178(3)
11 Meaning and Thought 181(26)
Literal or Figurative?
Traditional Assumption (1): Literal Meaning Can Constitute Abstract Meanings
183(1)
Traditional Assumption (2): Certain Figurative and Abstract Meanings Are Understood in a Literal Way under Certain Circumstances
184(3)
Traditional Assumption (3): Figurative Abstract Meaning in One Language Can Be Expressed by Means of Literal Meaning in Another Language
187(7)
Can Cultural Models for Abstract Concepts Be Literal?
194(9)
Conclusions
203(1)
Exercises
204(3)
12 The Embodied Mind 207(20)
The Role of Image-Schemas
Some Perceptual Image-Schemas
208(3)
The Structure of Mind
211(2)
Forces in the Mind
213(9)
Understanding Stories
222(2)
Conclusions
224(1)
Exercises
225(2)
13 Alternative Construals of the World 227(22)
Attention
228(4)
Judgment and Comparison
232(4)
Perspective
236(3)
Overall Structure
239(5)
Grammatical Conceptualization and Linguistic Relativity
244(1)
Construal Operations and Culture
245(1)
Conclusions
246(1)
Exercises
246(3)
14 Constructing Meaning in Discourse 249(22)
Mental Spaces
Characterizing Mental Spaces
250(5)
How Mental Spaces Actually Work in Organizing Our Understanding of Discourse
255(6)
The Uses of Mental Space Theory in Solving Linguistic Issues
261(5)
The Global Cognitive Structure of Literary Discourse: A Further Use of Mental Space Theory
266(1)
Conclusions
267(1)
Exercises
268(3)
15 Conceptual Blends and Material Anchors 271(24)
Some Examples of Conceptual Integration
272(5)
Types of Conceptual Integration
277(10)
Blends in Material Culture and Cultural Practice
287(4)
Conclusions
291(1)
Exercises
292(3)
16 Cognition and Grammar 295(32)
The Cognitive Structure of Language
Cognition and Grammar
296(9)
A Sketch of Cognitive Grammar
305(13)
Grammar and Compositionality of Meaning
318(4)
Linguistic Relativity and Grammar
322(2)
Conclusions
324(1)
Exercises
325(2)
17 Summing It Up 327(38)
An Account of Meaningful Experience
How Do Our Main Questions Get Answered?
328(4)
Universality and Relativity
332(2)
Language and Cognition: Linguistic Relativity Again
334(1)
Meaning and Culture
335(4)
Solutions to Exercises
339(26)
Glossary 365(12)
References 377(12)
Index 389
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416 pagina's
Januari 2006
599 gram
235 x 159 x 32 mm
Oxford University Press Inc us


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