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1.

The Interpretation-Construction Distinction

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, pp. 95-118, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-95
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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Polysemy and Conceptual Blending

POLYSEMY: FLEXIBLE PATTERNS OF MEANING IN MIND AND LANGUAGE, Brigitte Nerlich, Vimala Herman, Zazie Todd, & David Clarke, eds., pp. 79-94, Berlin & New York, 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Cognitive Science and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
Downloads 1,657
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Geography/Internet: Ethereal Alternate Dimensions of Cyberspace or Grounded Augmented Realities?

Graham, M. 2013. Geography/Internet: Ethereal Alternate Dimensions of Cyberspace or Grounded Augmented Realities? The Geographical Journal 179(2) 177-182.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
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The Definition of 'Emolument' in English Language and Legal Dictionaries, 1523-1806

Number of pages: 159 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
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Fashionable Functions: A Google Ngram View of Trends in Functional Differentiation (1800-2000)

International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 34-58, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
La Rochelle Business School
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Everyone's a Superhero: A Cultural Theory of 'Mary Sue' Fan Fiction as Fair Use

California Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 597, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
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What is Terrorism? Assessing Domestic Legal Definitions

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 16, 2011, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-16
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 08 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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Review of Leonard Talmy, 2000, 'Toward a Cognitive Semantics'

Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, Vol. 78, No. 3, pp. 576-578, 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
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Testing Ordinary Meaning: An Experimental Assessment of What Dictionary Definitions and Linguistic Usage Data Tell Legal Interpreters

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 134, 2020
Posted: 06 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
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The Fixation Thesis: The Role of Historical Fact in Original Meaning

91 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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Systemic Functional Linguistics Mood Analysis of the Last Address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Special Issue: Critical Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric, and Grammatical Metaphor in Political and Advertisement Discourses. Vol. 3, No. 5-1, 2015, pp. 1-9. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.s.2015030501.11
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat and Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Tabriz Branch
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12.

Republicanism

Oxford Handbook of Political Ideologies, Michael Freeden, ed., Oxford University Press, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Nuffield College, Oxford University
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Cultural Diversity and Universal Human Rights

Cambrian Law Review, Vol. 43, pp. 44-63, 2012, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-30
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington School of Law
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Sexual Harassment: A Feminist Phrase that Transformed the Workplace

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 24:2 (2012) 275-300
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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A Cognitive Linguistics Overview of Offense and Hate Speech

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
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Syntactic Relations Versus Semantic Roles within Relational Framework

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Craiova

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17.

Artificial Meaning

Washington Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 69, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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While Effusive, 'Conclusory' is Still Quite Elusive: The Story of a Word, Iqbal, and a Perplexing Lexical Inquiry of Supreme Importance

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 2, 2011 (2013)
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University

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Les Deux Angleterres Et Le Continent: Anglophone Sociology as the Guardian of Old European Semantics

Journal of Sociocybernetics Vol. 9 No. 1-2, pp. 19-34 (May 15, 2013)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
La Rochelle Business School
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20.

Legal Statements and Normative Language

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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21.

The Financial Crisis of 2008-09: Capitalism Didn't Fail, But the Metaphors Got a 'C'

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-47
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 31 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Suffolk University Law School
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22.

The Role of Metaphor in Poetic Iconicity

LITERARY METAPHOR AFTER THE COGNITIVE REVOLUTION, Monika Fludernik, ed., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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Contemporary Linguistic Analysis of the Concept 'Love'

ISSN 2308-8079. Studia Humanitatis. 2014. № 4. 8
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
St. Petersburg University of Cinema and Television
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Lying as a Violation of Grice's First Maxim of Quality

Dialectica, 66, 4, (2012): 563-581
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northeastern University
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Recording Artists, Work for Hire, Employment, and Appropriation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Information and Media Studies
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'Civilization' and 'Culture'

International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2011), pp. 1-14.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Meaning of Pragmatism: The Ethics of Terminology and the Language of Philosophy

Teorema, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 9-29, 2009, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law
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The Screen is a Mental Space: Cognitive and Semiotic Aspects of Communication

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
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'Original' Means Old, 'Original' Means New: An 'Original' Look at What 'Originalists' Do

67 National Lawyers Guild Review 135 (2010)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Death of a Metaphor: The Invisible Hand

International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, vol 4, no 1, p 15-29, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Quaid-i-Azam University - Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)
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A Critical View on Conceptual Blending Theory

Glebkin, V. (2013). A Critical View on Conceptual Blending Theory. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 2404-2409). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
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Code-Switching in Urdu Books of Punjab Text Book Board, Lahore, Pakistan

Communication and Linguistics Studies. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 13-20. doi:10.11648/j.cls.20150102.11
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat and Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Tabriz Branch

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Translating Idiomatic Expressions from English into Arabic: Difficulties and Strategies

AWEJ for translation & Literacy Studies Volume, 1 Number 3, August 2017
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University Hassan II of Casablanca - Department of English Studies
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Triangulating Public Meaning: Corpus Linguistics, Immersion, and the Constitutional Record

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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Let's Skill All the Lawyers: Shakespearean Lessons in Law and Rhetoric

6 Acta Iuridica Olomucensia 9 (2010)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Rhetoric of Independence: Colombia Bicentennial 1810-2010 - An Interpretation of the Rhetoric of Reaction of Albert Hirschman

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales
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Semantic Authority

Fundamental Concepts of International Law, Jean d’Aspremont & Sahib Singh (eds.) (Elgar 2016) , Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2016-03, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2016-06
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for International Law
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Review of 'How to Show Things with Words' (Cómo Mostrar Cosas con Palabras) (Spanish)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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Water Is and Is Not H2O

Mind & Language, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center, Yale School of Management and Yale University
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From Metaphor to Iconicity in a Poetic Text

THE METAPHORS OF SIXTY: PAPERS PRESENTED ON THE OCCASION OF ZOLTAN KOVECSES, pp, 127-135, Benczes, Réka, and Szilvia Csábi, eds., Eötvös Loránd University, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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Language, Gender and ‘Reality’: Violence against Women

40(4) International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice 324-337, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice, Australian National University (ANU) - ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods and University of Canberra
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The Fashionable Functions Reloaded: An Updated Google Ngram View of Trends in Functional Differentiation (1800-2000)

In: Mesquita, A. (Ed.) Research Paradigms and Contemporary Perspectives on Human-Technology Interaction. Hershey: IGI-Global, pp. 236-265
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
La Rochelle Business School, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and Independent
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Contractual Communication

133 Harv. L. Rev. F. 23 (2019)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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Polysemy and Metaphor in the Verbs of Perception

Proceedings of Harvard Square Symposium: The Future of Knowledge, Volume 1, p. 55–64, April 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University Constantin Brancusi of Targu-Jiu
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Not Talking but Thinking and Voting: Democratic Deliberation in Classical Athens

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley
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Competence and Trust in Choice Architecture

Knowledge, Technology & Policy, Vol. 23, Nos. 3-4, pp. 461-482, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Philosophy and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
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'What You Do unto These Little Ones' - Pedophilia Activists, Linguistic Manipulation, and Attempts to Sanitize Pedophilia

Ave Maria International Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law
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Plane Meaning and Thought: Real-World Semantics and Fictions of Originalism

24 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 657 (2015)
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Presupposition: A Semantic or Pragmatic Phenomenon?

Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), Volume 8, Number 3, Pp. 46-59, September 2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University Hassan II of Casablanca - Department of English Studies
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