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Dynamic conceptual semantics

a logico-philosophical investigation into concept formation and understanding

by Renate Bartsch

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Published by CSLI Publications, FoLLI in Stanford, Calif, [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics.,
  • Semantics (Philosophy),
  • Concepts.,
  • Comprehension.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-288) and index.

    StatementRenate Bartsch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .B373 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL375784M
    ISBN 101575861259, 1575861240
    LC Control Number98037680

    The book presents a set of tools (a mathematical metalanguage, abstract syntax, operational and denotational semantics) and uses it to explore a comprehensive set of programming language design dimensions, including dynamic semantics (naming, state, control, data), static semantics (types, type reconstruction, polymporphism, effects), and. Language pragmatics and semantics interfacing respectively with social and conceptual cognition lay the foundations for sentence formation. They are posited in every model of language production (e.g., Garrett, ; Levelt, ). An ideation in the form of a communication intention is present in the speaker's mind at the onset of the speech act.

    General: texts and anthologies on semantics and/or pragmatics. For general reference, see also relevant articles in surveys and encyclopedias, e.g. F. Newmeyer, ed., Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey (4 volumes, , Cambridge University Press); International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (4 volumes, , Oxford University Press). A novel cognitive theory of semantics that proposes that the meanings of words can be described in terms of geometric structures. In The Geometry of Meaning, Peter Gärdenfors proposes a theory of semantics that bridges cognitive science and linguistics and shows how theories of cognitive processes, in particular concept formation, can be exploited in a general semantic model.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Articles reprinted from Cognition, v. 41, no. , Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents. Cognitive Semantics 3. Image Schemas 4. Theory of Conceptual Structure 5. Encyclopedic Semantics 6. Conceptual structuring system is based upon a limited number of large-scale schematic systems (“imaging Encyclopedic knowledge is dynamic.


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A Logico-Philosophical Investigation into Concept Formation and Understanding. Renate Bartsch. The book presents a theory of concept formation and understanding that does not make use of a notion of an innate mental language as a means of concept representation.

Instead, experimental concepts are treated. The book Dynamic Conceptual Semantics: A Logico-Philosophical Investigation into Concept Formation and Understanding, Renate Bartsch is published by Center for the Study of Language and Information. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK This sets formal semantics apart from approaches which view semantics as relating a sentence principally to a representation on another linguistic “level” (logical form) (May, ) or a representation in an innate “language of thought” (Fodor, ) or “conceptual representation” (Jackendoff, ).

The formal semanticist could. Praise for Presupposition and Assertion in Dynamic Semantics “This book is an excellent up-to-date introduction to the study of presupposition and presupposition projection. Technically sophisticated, Beaver's work does justice to the empirical and conceptual complexities of its subject matter, along with presenting many original ideas.

explication of the theory of Dynamic Conceptual Semantics and of the Unconscious and Conscious, which has been developed in Bartsch Dynamic Conceptual Semantic: A Logic-Philosophical Investigation into Concept Formation and Understanding and in BartschConsciousness Emerging: The Dynamics of Perception, Imagination.

The theories, however, usually concentrate much more on the hows of the turn than on its whys and as a result, the conceptual foundations of dynamic semantics are much less elaborated than its technical side. This book, based on a conference held in Prague in Septemberis a contribution to filling this gap: it consists of papers.

These include R. Thom’s and J. Petitot’s topologico-dynamic approach to Semantics/Semiotics, E. Rosch’s prototype approach to categorization, L. Talmy’s notion of ‘force dynamics,’ G. Lakoff’s and M. Johnson’s works on conceptual metaphors, and H.

Maturana and F. Varela’s concept of ‘autopoiesis’. In model-theoretic semantics, we represent the core of predicate meaning by intension. Another notion, clusters of characteristic properties ('dimensions'), serving as conceptual guidelines that. Jackendoff (, ), in the process of incorporating aspects of Force Dynamics into his theory of Conceptual Semantics, has proposed a reconfiguration of some of its basic notions.

In Jackendoff’s view, this reconfiguration "conforms better to the syntax of force-dynamic verbs" (). References Edit Primary sources Edit. Concept Formation, Remembering and Understanding: Dynamic Conceptual Semantics and Proust's "A la recherche du Temps Perdu" Article January with 10 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Abstract. Dynamisation in Conceptual Graph Theory has been stimulated by mostly two trends: one inspired by computer science notions of actors and agents and the other one by computational semantics; we focus on the later, following John Sowa’s parallel between Existential Graphs and Discourse Representation Theory or more generally Dynamic Semantics.

The themes presented in the volume include: an emphasis on the dynamic nature of language; the relevance of a notion of viewpoint in grammatical analysis; the role and nature of metaphor and cognitive blends; the possibility of non-derivational ways to capture relationships among constructions; and the importance of lexical semantics.

Conceptual Semantics is a formal approach to natural language meaning developed in Jackendoff,; Pinker ; the work of Pustejovsky (e.g. ) has played an important role in its formulation as well. The approach can be characterized at two somewhat independent levels.

"Blending Theory can be seen as a development of Mental Space Theory, and it is also influenced by Conceptual Metaphor Theory. However, unlike the latter, Blending Theory focuses specifically on the dynamic construction of meaning." (M.

Lynne Murphy and Anu Koskela, Key Terms in Semantics. Continuum, ). The theories, however, usually concentrate much more on the hows of the turn than on its whys; and as a result, the conceptual foundations of dynamic semantics are much less elaborated than its technical side.

This book, based on a conference held in Prague in Septemberis a contribution to filling this gap: it consists of papers Format: Hardcover. Lexical semantics provides crucial evidence to psychologists, too, about the innate stuff out of which concepts are made. Finally, it has become central to the study of child language acquisition.

Infants are not born knowing a language, but they do have some understanding of the conceptual world that their parents describe in their speech.

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Dynamic Conceptual Semantics: A Logico-Philosophical Investigation into Concept Formation and Understanding (Studies in Logic, Language, and Information) by Renate Bartsch ISBN ().

The theories, however, usually concentrate much more on the hows of the turn than on its whys; and as a result, the conceptual foundations of dynamic semantics are much less elaborated than its technical side.

This book, based on a conference held in Prague in Septemberis a contribution to filling this gap: it consists of papers. Turning to lexical semantics, Gärdenfors argues that a unified theory of word meaning can be developed by using conceptual spaces.

He shows that the meaning of different word classes can be given a cognitive grounding, and offers semantic analyses of nouns, adjectives, verbs, and prepositions.Jackendoff (, –3), in the process of incorporating aspects of force dynamics into his theory of conceptual semantics, has proposed a reconfiguration of some of its basic notions [vague].

In Jackendoff’s view, this reconfiguration "conforms better to the syntax of force-dynamic verbs" (). References Primary sources.Semantics (from Ancient Greek: σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the linguistic and philosophical study of meaning in language, programming languages, formal logics, and is concerned with the relationship between signifiers—like words, phrases, signs, and symbols—and what they stand for in reality, their denotation.

In International scientific vocabulary.