By Vyvyan Evans

ISBN-10: 1107043808

ISBN-13: 9781107043800

utilizing language and proposal to mend occasions in time is likely one of the most complicated computational feats that people practice. within the first book-length taxonomy of temporal frames of reference, Vyvyan Evans offers an summary of the function of area in structuring human representations of time. demanding the idea that point is straightforwardly based when it comes to house, he exhibits that whereas area is critical for temporal illustration, time is however separate and distinguishable from it. Evans argues for 3 special temporal frames of reference in language and cognition and evaluates the character of temporal reference from a cross-linguistic point of view. His crucial thesis is that the hallmark of temporal reference is transience, a estate detailed to the area of time. this significant research has implications not just for the connection among house and time, but additionally for that among language and figurative proposal, and the character of linguistically-mediated that means construction.

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Utilizing language and concept to mend occasions in time is likely one of the most intricate computational feats that people practice. within the first book-length taxonomy of temporal frames of reference, Vyvyan Evans offers an summary of the position of house in structuring human representations of time. difficult the belief that point is straightforwardly based by way of house, he indicates that whereas house is necessary for temporal illustration, time is however separate and distinguishable from it.

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