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LINGUIST List 22.3125

Fri Aug 05 2011

Books: Cognitive Science/Comp Ling: Callies, Keller, Lohöfer (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences: Callies, Keller, Lohöfer (Eds)

Message 1: Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences: Callies, Keller, Lohöfer (Eds)
Date: 02-Aug-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences: Callies, Keller, Lohöfer (Eds)
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Title: Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences
Subtitle: Avenues, challenges, and limitations
Series Title: Human Cognitive Processing 30
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/hcp.30

Editor: Marcus Callies
Editor: Wolfram R. Keller
Editor: Astrid Lohöfer
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027285140 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027285140 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223845 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223845 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223845 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of the human mind. As far
as the exact relationship between the cognitive sciences and other fields
is concerned, however, it appears that interdisciplinary exchange often
remains unrealized, possibly because of the uni-directional application of
theories, concepts, and methods, which impedes the productive transfer of
knowledge in both directions. In the course of the 'cognitive turn' in the
humanities and social sciences, many disciplines have selectively borrowed
ideas from 'core cognitive sciences' like psychology and artificial
intelligence. The day-to-day practice of interdisciplinarity thus thrives
on one-directional borrowings.

Focusing on cognitive approaches in linguistics and literary studies, this
volume explores bi-directionality, a genuine transdisciplinary
interchange in which both disciplines are borrowing and lending. The
contributions take different perspectives on bi-directionality: some extend
uni-directional borrowing practices and point to avenues and crossroads,
while others critically discuss obstacles, challenges, and limitations to
bi-directional transfer.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature
                            Artificial Intelligence
                            Cognitive Science

Written In: English (eng )

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