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By Beate Hampe, Joseph E. Grady

The 1987 landmark guides by way of G. Lakoff and M. Johnson made snapshot schema one of many cornerstone options of the rising experientialist paradigm of Cognitive Linguistics, a framework based upon the rejection of the mind-body dichotomy and stressing.

content material: The philosophical importance of picture schemas / Mark Johnson --
photo schemas and conception: refining a definition / Joseph E. Grady --
photograph schemas : from linguistic research to neural grounding / Ellen sidestep and George Lakoff --
picture schema paradoxes : implications for cognitive semantics / Timothy C. Clausner --
The mental prestige of photo schemas / Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr --
snapshot schemas and the transition to verbal idea / Jean M. Mandler --
picture schemata within the mind / Tim Rohrer --
the basic approach of spatial schemas in language / Leonard Talmy --
Multimodal spatial illustration : at the semantic solidarity of over / Paul Deane --
tradition regained : located and compound snapshot schemas / Michael Kimmel --
Whats in a schema? physically mimesis and the grounding of language / Jordan Zlatev --
picture schemas vs. complicated primitives in cross-cultural spatial cognition / Margarita Correa-Beningfield ... [et al.] --
Dynamic styles of containment / Robert Dewell --
snapshot schemas and verbal synaesthesia / Yanna Popova --
snapshot schemas and gesture / Alan Cienki --
Force-dynamic dimensions of rhetorical impression / Todd Oakley.

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2 However, since there is no agreed-upon definition of image schemas, degree of specificity remains a parameter that distinguishes one scholarýs understanding from another. 3. What type of content are image schemas representations of? An even more fundamental question, and one I will devote more attention to in this article, concerns the sort of content image schemas may represent. 1. Perceptual prototype Across many of the discussions of image schemas in the cognitive linguistics literature, a clear prototype emerges, in which they refer to aspects of bodily, perceptual experience.

Princeton: Princeton University Press. Winter, Steven 2001 A Clearing in the Forest: Law, Life, and Mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Image schemas and perception: Refining a definition Joseph E. Grady* Abstract Though they have been among the central conceptual pillars of cognitive linguistics and have served as points of reference in related fields as well, image schemas have never been defined precisely or consistently. I propose first that the definition of image schemas should specify that they are representations (in a broad sense) of perceptual, including kinetic, experience.

In both the sociophysical and the epistemic worlds, nothing prevents the occurrence of whatever is modally marked with may; the chain of events is not obstructed. 2. In both the sociophysical and epistemic worlds, there is some background understanding that if things were different, something could obstruct the chain of events. Sweetser goes on to point out that once we begin constructing a metaphorical mapping between the sociophysical realm and the domain of cognitive processes, it is ú clearly natural to map the meaning of may onto epistemic possibility ú because there is some very general topological structure shared by the two senses of may.

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