From: Grant Callaghan (email@example.com)
Date: Sat 22 Feb 2003 - 15:47:22 GMT
>The cognitive linguists (Turner, Fauconnier, Lakoff, etc.) seem to be
>referring to the frame concept of Charles J. Fillmore; cf. his widely cited
>article “Frame Semantics” (The Linguistic Society of Korea (ed.) 1982:
>Linguistics in the Morning Calm. Seoul: Hanshon Publishing Co.). As far
>as I can discern, Fillmore’s frames are more or less the same as
>Fauconnier’s mental spaces (1994: Mental Spaces. Cambridge UP; 1997:
>Mappings in Thought and Language. Cambridge! UP).
About the computer-mind metaphor that is entirely unacceptable to those
people, as anyone can see from scanning Lakoff and Johnson. In a sense,
their aversion to MIT/Chomskyan linguistics defines the identity of
Thanks for the reference.
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