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1. Title Title of document 10. The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor - The Cognitive Linguistics Reader
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country George Lakoff; University of California, Berkeley;
3. Subject Discipline(s) Linguistics; Philosophy; Psychology; Cognitive Science
4. Subject Keyword(s) Cognitive linguistics; neural theory of language; Polysemy; Empirical methods in linguistics; word-meaning; metonymy; Conceptual systems; conceptual metaphor; grammar and meaning; conceptual networks; language acquisition; evolutionary theory
5. Subject Subject classification cognitive linguistics; philosophy of language; psycholinguistics
6. Description Abstract In this essay, the author discusses three kinds of generalizations that leas to the identification of conceptual metaphor. Generalizations over polysemous words, generalizations over the patterns of inference of such polysemous words in their different contexts and generalizations over conventional and novel metaphors.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Nov-2007
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
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12. Format File format PDF
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14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.31552
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; The Cognitive Linguistics Reader
16. Language English=en English
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) international,
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