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Philosophy of language

Paperback. Part of "Learning About Language" series, this edition provides an overview of Cognitive Linguistics. It explains the concepts of categorization, of prototype and gestalt perception, of basic level and conceptual hierarchies, of figure and ground, and of metaphor and metonymy. It also brings together issues such as iconicity and lexical change. Series: Learning About Language. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 612.
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582784963
ISBN
9780582784963

€ 50.09

Hardcover. A critical assessment of recent experiments where it was attempted to impart a language, either natural or invented, to an ape. The performance of the animals is compared with the semantic and syntactic development in children, both speaking and signing. Series Editor(s): Goody, Jack; Hawthorn, Geoffrey; Dunn, John. Series: Themes in the Social Sciences. Num Pages: 204 pages, l plate. BIC Classification: CFA; CFDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
204
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521404877
ISBN
9780521404877

€ 78.06

Hardcover. Over the past few years, the tree model of time has been widely employed to deal with issues concerning the semantics of tensed discourse. This book examines this model and its alternatives, both from a semantic and from a metaphysical point of view. Editor(s): Correia, Fabrice; Iacona, Andrea. Series: Synthese Library. Num Pages: 176 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ; HPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 429.
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Number of pages
176
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789400751668
ISBN
9789400751668

€ 123.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 150 pages, 11 black and white, descriptive. BIC Classification: ABA; CFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 135. .
Publisher
Grey Tiger
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780956441966
ISBN
9780956441966

€ 11.99
€ 11.93

Paperback. This work provides an approachable introduction to the complex system that the author's title "Making it Explicit" mapped out. Robert Brandom's work, making the move from representationalism to inferentialism, constitutes a near-Copernican shift in philosophy of language. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674006928
ISBN
9780674006928

€ 35.99
€ 30.18

Hardcover. Roland Barthes (1915-1980) was a central figure in the thought of his time, but he was also something of an outsider. Num Pages: 584 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 237 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1046.
Publisher
Polity
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509505654
ISBN
9781509505654

€ 32.42

Paperback. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783487288
ISBN
9781783487288

€ 40.99
€ 40.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 194 pages, 13 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 237 x 22. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498540391
ISBN
9781498540391

€ 76.86

Hardcover. Working from considering the philosophical assumptions of the cognitivist perspective, this study offers an argument for a very productive understanding of the relation between concepts, categories, and their theoretical models. Series: Dis/Continuities. Num Pages: 236 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD; HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 215 x 19. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631662380
ISBN
9783631662380

€ 50.99
€ 49.19

Hardcover. Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFG; CFK; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138631335
ISBN
9781138631335

€ 143.60

Paperback. Plato's "Cratylus" is about language, specifically about names (onomata), a category that includes proper names, common nouns, adjectives, participles and infinitives. As Plato's most focused discussion of language, the text should be useful for every student of his work. Translator(s): Reeve, C. D. C. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CFA; HPCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136 x 10. Weight in Grams: 198.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872204164
ISBN
9780872204164

€ 21.99
€ 21.52

Paperback. Series: Bloomsbury Advances in Semiotics. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; GTE; HPCF7; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 15. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472596369
ISBN
9781472596369

€ 33.99
€ 32.06

Hardcover. This is the first volume to offer a selection of texts from the field of deconstruction in all its radical diversity. It examines the fortunes of the term deconstruction, and the ideas associated with it, in the work of the leading commentators on Derrida's texts. Editor(s): McQuillan, Martin. Num Pages: 600 pages, bibliographies. BIC Classification: 3JJ; CFA; DSA; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1541.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748612550
ISBN
9780748612550

€ 138.07

Paperback. This book examines the oratorical and rhetorical styles of leading figure in Democratic Party politics since the 1960s. It reveals how leading orators strove to connect their message with a variety of audiences from the Senate to the media.

Editor(s): Lehrman, Robert; Thody, Philip; Crines, Andrew Scott; Moon, David S. Series: Rhetoric, Politics and Society. Num Pages: 313 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CB; CFA; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 217 x 20. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349558186
ISBN
9781349558186

€ 90.93

Paperback. Revises Foucault's late concept of the "ontology of actuality" into the project of an "ontological laboratory" thus reinventing philosophy as a pragmatic activity Translator(s): Davies, Richard. Series: Commonalities (FUP). Num Pages: 392 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, diagrams. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 22. Weight in Grams: 528.
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
392
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823249695
ISBN
9780823249695

€ 37.99
€ 34.80

Hardcover. This volume proposes a new, post-Newtonian alley in the study of modern language and communication, which labels the new linguistics as ecolinguistics. This offers new theoretical departure models for educational programs, for psychological/therapeutic interventions, or for self-exploratory and self-educational undertakings of a human communicator. Num Pages: 126 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD; HP; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 189 x 219 x 13. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631667668
ISBN
9783631667668

€ 30.99
€ 29.43

Paperback. Discusses topics such as: freedom to act; weakness of the will; the logical form of talk about actions, intentions, and causality; the logic of practical reasoning; Hume's theory of the indirect passions; and the nature and limits of decision theory. This book argues for an ontology which includes events along with persons and other objects. Series: The Philosophical Essays of Donald Davidson. Num Pages: 352 pages, appendices. BIC Classification: HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Clarendon Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199246274
ISBN
9780199246274

€ 37.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 276 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 508.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138969056
ISBN
9781138969056

€ 47.57

Paperback. Proposes a holistic theory of the relation between the sounds, structure, and meaning of language and their relation to mind and brain. This work aims to offer fundamental thinking in linguistics since Noam Chomsky's "Aspects of the Theory of Syntax" in 1965. It also provides insights on the evolution of language, thought, and communication. Num Pages: 504 pages, numerous figures. BIC Classification: CFA; CFDC; CFF; CFK; CFX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 143 x 26. Weight in Grams: 708.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
498
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199264377
ISBN
9780199264377

€ 44.57

Hardcover. A rich and informative biography of one of the most important and influential figures of analytic philosophy. Num Pages: 702 pages, 28 b/w illus. 4 tables. BIC Classification: BGH; CFA; CFF; HPCF5; JFCX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
702
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2019
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521863278
ISBN
9780521863278

€ 44.13

Paperback. This book offers the first critical study of Gilles Deleuze's The Logic of Sense, his most important work on language and ethics. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF; HPK. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 159 x 14. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748626113
ISBN
9780748626113

€ 31.17

Hardcover. This book offers the first critical study of Gilles Deleuze's The Logic of Sense, his most important work on language and ethics. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF; HPK. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 519.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748626106
ISBN
9780748626106

€ 106.93

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFA; DSBF; HPCF3. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 16. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Triarchy Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911193029
ISBN
9781911193029

€ 24.99
€ 22.18

Paperback. Features a survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work. This work also talks about eyebrow flashes, whistling languages, how parents teach their children to speak, how politeness travels across languages and how the way we talk show not just how old we are but where we're from and even who we want to be. Num Pages: 512 pages, Yes. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 22. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015521
ISBN
9780141015521

€ 12.00
€ 11.64

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