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Title: Kommunikationstheoretische Fragestellungen in der kognitiven Metaphernforschung
Subtitle: Eine Betrachtung von ihren Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart
Written By: Ulrike Schröder
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/kommunikationstheoretische-fragestellungen-in-der-kognitiven-metaphernforschung.html
Series Title: Tübinger Beiträge zur Linguistik (TBL), Vol. 539
Description:

Die kognitive Metaphernforschung ist durch ihre inter - disziplinäre Ausrichtung inzwischen auf der Höhe ihrer Popularität angekommen. Dennoch fehlt es bisher an einer durchgängigen Darstellung ihres Gegenstands - bereichs. Dieses Buch stellt die Entwicklung der kognitiven Metaphernforschung von ihren Anfängen im 17. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart vor. Zentral dabei ist die Frage, inwieweit sich in den skizzierten Ansätzen kommunikationstheoretisch relevante Erörterungen finden, die heute wieder aktuell gewordene semiotischpragmatische Problemstellungen aufgreifen.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823367772
Pages: 363
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