The Origin of Language as a Product of the Evolution of Modern Cognition

ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGES: APPROACHES, MODELS, PARADIGMS, Bernard Laks, ed., Equinox. March 2008

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Gilles Fauconnier

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Cognitive Science

Mark B. Turner

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science

Date Written: February 21, 2008

Abstract

Further work on the origin of language as derivative of the origin of double-scope conceptual integration. Based on chapter 9 of The Way We Think.

Keywords: Origin Language, Cognitive Science, Blending, Conceptual Integration

Suggested Citation

Fauconnier, Gilles and Turner, Mark B., The Origin of Language as a Product of the Evolution of Modern Cognition (February 21, 2008). ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGES: APPROACHES, MODELS, PARADIGMS, Bernard Laks, ed., Equinox. March 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1556533

Gilles Fauconnier

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Cognitive Science ( email )

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0515
United States

Mark B. Turner (Contact Author)

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science ( email )

10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7068
United States

HOME PAGE: http://markturner.org

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