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Language and imaginability

Horst Ruthrof author.

2014

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  • Title:
    Language and imaginability
  • Author: Horst Ruthrof author.
  • Description: TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
    Language and Imaginability pursues the hypothesis that natural language is fundamentally heterosemiotic, combining as it does the symbolicity of word sounds with the iconicity of motivated signifieds conceived as socially organized mental events. Viewed phenomenologically, language is regarded as an ontically heteronomous construct performed by speakers within the boundaries of sufficient semiosis under the control of the speech community. From both angles, a commitment to some form of inters...
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Format: 1 online resource (282 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4438-5852-8
  • Subjects: Psycholinguistics; Imagination; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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