This is the first accessible introduction to the "cognitive paradigm" in linguistics. Constrasting cognitive linguistics with the assumptions of Chomskyan linguistics, and drawing examples mainly from English, the book explores the potential of the study of word meaning, syntax, and phonology.
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John R. Taylor, Reader in Linguistics, University of Otago.Review:
"Linguistic Categorization is a stimulating, eminently readable demonstration of the use of prototypical forms of analysis within cognitive linguistics"--Linguistics
"the book is clear, well-organized, and fair minded"--Review of Metaphysics
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110198248385