What Makes Conceptual Semantics Special?

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The article discusses the philosophy behind Conceptual Semantics approach to language system. The issues discussed in the article are: (1) goals of research, (2) background assumptions,  (3) methodological guidelines as well as (4) formalisms and technical solutions. The focus is on the methodlogical guidelines.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationStructures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music, and Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff
EditorsIda Toivonen, Piroska Csúri, Emile van Van Der Zee
PublisherMIT Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780262331784
ISBN (Print)9780262029421
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


  • Conceptual Semantics
  • language system
  • linguistics
  • methodology

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