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Evaluative semantics

language, cognition, and ideology

by Jean Pierre Malrieu

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics,
  • Cognition,
  • Ideology,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-311) and index

    StatementJean Pierre Malrieu
    SeriesRoutledge frontiers of cognitive science -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .M28 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16951319M
    ISBN 100415197619
    LC Control Number98033200

      Divided into 2 distinct parts, the handbook begins with 13 chapters discussing evaluative morphology in relation to areas such as pragmatics, semantics, linguistic universals and sociolinguistics. The second part is comprised of descriptive chapters, broken into the following subsets: Eurasia, South East Asia and Oceania, Australia New Guinea 5/5(1). Semantics in other disciplines ySemantics has been of concern to philosophers, anthropologists and psychologists yPhilosophy: Some thought that many philosophical problems can be solved by the study of 'ordinary l.'. They argue that the nature of good and evil in moral hil h b dl ih b i h i. This book focuses on the semantic phenomenon of evaluativity and its consequences across constructions. Evaluativity has traditionally been associated exclusively with the positive construction, a term for sentences with a gradable adjective but with no overt degree morphology. John is tall is evaluative because it entails that John is tall relative to a contextually valued standard.


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Calling for a new understanding of truth and value, this book is a comprehensive study of evaluation in natural language, at lexical, syntactic and discursive levels.

Jean Pierre Malrieu explores the cognitive foundations of evaluation and uses connectionist networks to model evaluative by: 8. Calling for a new understanding of truth and value, this book is a comprehensive study of evaluation in natural language, at lexical, syntactic and discursive levels.

Jean Pierre Malrieu explores the cognitive foundations of evaluation Evaluative semantics book uses connectionist networks to model evaluative : Taylor And Francis. Jean-Pierre Malrieu () Evaluative Semantics: Cognition, Language and Ideology.

Routledge, hardback ISBN$ (US), $ (Canada), +xiipp, Frontiers of Cognitive Science series Kerstin Fischer, University of Bremen SUMMARY The topic of the book is the relationship between language and ideology.

Books shelved as semantics: Language in Thought and Action by S.I. Hayakawa, Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General.

Calling for a new understanding of truth and value, this book is a comprehensive study of evaluation in natural language, at lexical, syntactic and discursive levels.

Jean Pierre Malrieu explores the cognitive foundations of evaluation and uses connectionist networks to model evaluative processes. Get this from a library. Evaluative Semantics: Cognition Language and Ideology. [Jean P Malrieu] -- Annotation Evaluation, from connotations to complex judgements of value, is probably the most neglected dimension of meaning.

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In presenting the details, the book deconstructs the so-called scalar presupposition of 'only' and derives it from constraints against its vacuous use. This view is then combined with a semantics of the evaluative adjectives 'many' and 'few' to explain why the unavailable (but expected) meanings of the given constructions are unavailable.

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I present here. PART I. uction: why evaluative morphology. Nicola Grandi and Lívia Körtvélyessy. semantics of evaluative morphology, Victor M. Prieto tive morphology and pragmatics, Lavinia Merlini Barbaresi formation processes in evaluative morphology, Pavol Štekauer tive morphology and language universals, Livia Körtvélyessy place of evaluation within.

General semantics is a discipline and/or methodology intended to improve the ways people interact with their environment and with one another, especially through training in the critical use of words and other symbols.

The term general semantics was introduced by Alfred Korzybski in the book "Science and Sanity" ().Author: Richard Nordquist. Lexicogrammatical resources enable us to construct attitudinal stances not only toward interlocutors and audiences but also toward the ideational content of propositions and proposals.

Seven semantic dimensions of evaluative orientations to propositions are identified and compared to those for clause modality. A sample corpus of newspaper editorials is used to illustrate the resources which Cited by:   Book review: ANITA FETZER and GERDA EVA LAUERBACH, Political Discourse in the Media: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.

Amsterdam: John Benjamins, viii + pp. €/US$ (hbk). Discourse & Society pp. This book will introduce you to the wild and wonderful and magical fields of NLP and Neuro-Semantics.

If you want a book without the jargon of NLP, this is it. Discover that “thinking” is ultimately the creation of sensory representations that make up the movies that we play in the cinema of our mind. Lexical Semantics: Hyponyms & Hypernyms •Hyponym: word x is a hyponym of word y if the sets of referents of x is always in the set of referents of y •e.g.

the set of poodles is always in the set of dogs •Hypernym: the converse of hyponym •above, ‘dogs’ = hypernym, ‘poodles’ = hyponymFile Size: 1MB. Methodologically, it introduces the parameter of Evaluative Morphology Saturation, which identifies the richness of evaluative morphology in individual languages by reflecting the semantic, word-class and word-formation aspects of evaluative such, this book provides a new and innovative approach to studying the semantics of.

(shelved 3 times as general-semantics) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. Book Description: With examples drawn from over world languages, this ground-breaking volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of evaluative morphology.

Offering an innovative approach to major theoretical questions, the Edinburgh Handbook analyses the field from a cross-linguistic perspective, considering semantic, pragmatic and.

to appear), and show how evaluative semantics of EN exists on a separate dimension from the semantic core of utterance. Contrary to previous views that dismiss the meaning of EN,Author: Suwon Yoon. Multidimensional Semantics of Evaluative Adverbs provides a multidimensional analysis for the lexical semantics of evaluative adverbs: nonfactive evaluative adverbs trigger a conventional implicature, whereas factive evaluative adverbs not only trigger a conventional implicature but also a conventional presupposition.

This analysis proves to be more advantageous than existing analysis in Cited by: 3. J revision: June BOOK CHAPTER DRAFT Adverbs Marcin Morzycki Michigan State University This is a draft of a chapter for a book, Modification, in preparation for the Cambridge University Press series Key Topics in Semantics and Pragmatics.

Thefull manuscriptis also available as a single document onmy website, asFile Size: KB. Extract ← 46 | 47 → MARÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES GÓMEZ GONZÁLEZ Concession in evaluative argumentative discourse: The semantics, pragmatics and discourse functions of but and although 1.

Introduction Concession, from the verb “concede” (i.e. ‘admit’, ‘acknowledge’, ‘allow’, ‘accept’, ‘grant’, etc.), has been described as a relation that involves some “background. This practical coursebook introduces all the basics of semantics in a simple, step-by-step fashion.

Each unit includes short sections of explanation with examples, followed by stimulating practice exercises to complete in the book. Feedback and comment sections follow each exercise to enable students to monitor their progress. No previous background in semantics is assumed, as students /5(3).

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Martin, J. The language of evaluation: appraisal in English / J.R. Martin and p. Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index.

ISBN 1–––X (cloth) 1. English language – Semantics. by:   It is now an acknowledged fact in the world of linguistics that the concept of evaluation is crucial, and that there is very little – if any – discourse that cannot be analyzed through the prism of its evaluative content.

This book presents some of the latest developments in the study of this phenomenon. Released more than a decade later than Hunston and Thompson’s () <i>. The particular research reflected in this paper tries to cast some light upon argumentative power of evaluative semantics.

A person who has to make a decision about something, attaches a certain value to it; by building argumentative discourse while employing and operating evaluative notions, authors are able to lead addressees to a certain Cited by: 1.

The book revisits the notion of deontic modality from the perspective of an understudied category in the modal domain, viz. adjectives. On the basis of synchronic and diachronic corpus studies, it analyses the semantics of English adjectives like essential and appropriate, and uses this to refine traditional definitions of deontic modality, which are mainly based on the study of modal verbs.

Lexicogrammatical resources enable us to construct attitudinal stances not only toward interlocutors and audiences but also toward the ideational content of propositions and proposals.

Seven semantic dimensions of evaluative orientations to propositions are identified and compared to those for clause modality.

A sample corpus of newspaper editorials is used to illustrate the resources which. ABSTRACT In the framework of traditional descriptive semantics, evaluative meaning is defined as an aspect of affective meaning.

By virtue of its general positive and negative evaluation, evaluative meaning finds its place in the compartment of interpersonal meaning in functional linguistics. Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume ) Introduction.

Evaluative adverbs - a large and open class of adverbs that express the attitude of the speaker towards the information she is conveying - can systematically modify gradable adjectives as well as complete sentences.

Topics in the syntax and semantics Cited by: 1. Cambridge Core academic books, journals and resources for Semantics and pragmatics. Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Semantics is the study of meaning expressed by elements of any language, characterizable as a symbolic system.

It is the goal of linguistic semantics to describe the meaning of linguistic elements and to study the principles which allow (and exclude) the assignment of meaning to. The term semantics (from the Greek for "sign") was coined by French linguist Michel Bréal (), who is commonly regarded as a founder of modern semantics.

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All Categories; Metaphysics and Epistemology. In constructing semantic theories of normative and evaluative terms, philosophers have commonly deployed a certain type of disagreement -based argument.

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