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Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy

Frames and Concept Types

Applications in Language and Philosophy

Editors: Gamerschlag, Th., Gerland, D., Osswald, R., Petersen, W. (Eds.)

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  • Provides introductory articles on the application of frames to linguistics and philosophy of science
  • Highlights the potential richness of frame representations
  • Provides the readers with the tools to conduct the interdisciplinary investigation of concepts that frames allow​
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This volume showcases the potential richness of frame representations. The presentation includes introductory articles on the application of frames to linguistics and philosophy of science, offering readers the tools to conduct the interdisciplinary investigation of concepts that frames allow.

* Introductory articles on the application of frames to linguistics and philosophy of science

* Frame analysis of changes in scientific concepts

* Event frames and lexical decomposition

* Properties, frame attributes and adjectives

* Frames in concept composition

* Nominal concept types and determination​

"This volume deals with frame representations and their relations to concept types in linguistics and philosophy of science. It aims at reviving concepts and frames as a common model across disciplines for representing semantic and conceptual knowledge. Departing from the general assumption that frames are not just an arbitrary format of representation but essential to human cognition, a number of case studies apply frames as an analytical tool to a wide range of phenomena, from changes in scientific concepts to particular linguistic phenomena. This provides new insights into long-standing semantic issues, such as the lexical representation of verbs (as predicative frames specifying particular event descriptions or situation types and their participants), adjectives and nominals (as concept frames, which provide attributes and properties of an entity), as well as modification, complementation, possessive constructions, compounding, nominal concept types, determination, or definiteness marking." Bert Gehrke, Pompeu, Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-01541-5
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Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-01540-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
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  • Due: October 14, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34543-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Frames and Concept Types
Book Subtitle
Applications in Language and Philosophy
Editors
  • Thomas Gamerschlag
  • Doris Gerland
  • Rainer Osswald
  • Wiebke Petersen
Series Title
Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy
Series Volume
94
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-01541-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-01541-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-01540-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34543-7
Series ISSN
0924-4662
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 362
Number of Illustrations
90 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
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