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The Resource Context construction as mediated by discourse markers : an adaptive approach, by Thanh Nyan

Context construction as mediated by discourse markers : an adaptive approach, by Thanh Nyan

Label
Context construction as mediated by discourse markers : an adaptive approach
Title
Context construction as mediated by discourse markers
Title remainder
an adaptive approach
Statement of responsibility
by Thanh Nyan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nyan, T.
Dewey number
401/.41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in pragmatics
Series volume
volume 15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Context (Linguistics)
  • Discourse markers
  • Pragmatics
  • Speech acts (Linguistics)
Label
Context construction as mediated by discourse markers : an adaptive approach, by Thanh Nyan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Working Definition of Discourse Markers; 1.2 Research Background; 1.3 The Structure of Instructions as Construed by AT: What It Entails for the Way in which DMs Constrain Interpretation; 1.4 The Personal/Sub-personal Distinction; 1.5 The Variability of Minds and Its Relevance to this Project; 1.6 Arguments in Support of the View that an Adaptive Perspective Can Provide the Basis for an Integrated Account of DMs; 1.7 Key Points; 1.8 Organization of the Book; Chapter 2 Investigating DMs from an Adaptive Perspective
  • 2.1 Darwin's Theory of Evolution2.2 Alternative Theories of Evolution; 2.3 Issues in Darwinian Evolutionary Biology; 2.4 The Evolutionist's Task; 2.5 Theoretical Significance of Darwin's Evolutionary Biology; 2.6 Functional Explanations; 2.7 Identifying Potential Adaptations; 2.8 Identifying Potential Co-options; 2.9 Viewing Language as a Biological Phenomenon; 2.10 How Does One Investigate Language as a Biological Phenomenon?; 2.11 Understanding DMs from an Adaptive Perspective; 2.12 Research Questions; 2.13 Mapping Research Questions onto the Investigation Process; 2.14 Summary
  • 2.15 Criteria Arising from a Darwinian PerspectiveChapter 3 Identifying Adaptive Pressures; 3.1 Identifying Adaptive Pressures in Argumentative Situations at the Personal Level; 3.2 Identifying a Suitable Lower-level Functional Analogue for the Argumentative Process; 3.3 Damasio's Decision-making Apparatus; 3.4 Adaptive Pressures; 3.5 Summary; 3.6 Closing Remark: Level of Correlation between Theoretical Entities and Its Significance; Chapter 4 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 1): The Interpretive Problem
  • 4.1 The Interpretive Problem: From Representational to Categorical Interpretation4.2 Divergent Thinking; 4.3 Arguments in Support of the Co-option of Divergent Thinking; 4.4 Applying these Criteria to the Situation under Consideration; 4.5 Interpretive Shortcut Arising from Divergent Thinking; 4.6 Amenability to Testing; 4.7 Summary; Chapter 5 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 2): The Exclusion Problem; 5.1 Attention and Selection-for-action; 5.2 Attention and Selection-for-action and Complex Categories; 5.3 Summary
  • Chapter 6 Identifying Pre-existing Solution (Part 3): The Interference Problem and the InitialSituation Construction Problem6.1 The CI Model of Text Comprehension; 6.2 Extending the CI Integrative Strategy to the Interference Problem (P3); 6.3 Proposal: An Overview; 6.4 Edelman's Theory of Neuronal Group Selection (TNGS); 6.5 Proposal (Continued); 6.6 The Initial Situation Construction Problem (P4); 6.7 Conclusion; Chapter 7 DMs' Capacity to Influence Interpretation; 7.1 Preliminary Considerations; 7.2 How Does the Brain Process Language?; 7.3 Damasio's Conception of Memory Encoding
Control code
ocn956342129
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004273818
Lccn
2016037952
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956342129
Label
Context construction as mediated by discourse markers : an adaptive approach, by Thanh Nyan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Working Definition of Discourse Markers; 1.2 Research Background; 1.3 The Structure of Instructions as Construed by AT: What It Entails for the Way in which DMs Constrain Interpretation; 1.4 The Personal/Sub-personal Distinction; 1.5 The Variability of Minds and Its Relevance to this Project; 1.6 Arguments in Support of the View that an Adaptive Perspective Can Provide the Basis for an Integrated Account of DMs; 1.7 Key Points; 1.8 Organization of the Book; Chapter 2 Investigating DMs from an Adaptive Perspective
  • 2.1 Darwin's Theory of Evolution2.2 Alternative Theories of Evolution; 2.3 Issues in Darwinian Evolutionary Biology; 2.4 The Evolutionist's Task; 2.5 Theoretical Significance of Darwin's Evolutionary Biology; 2.6 Functional Explanations; 2.7 Identifying Potential Adaptations; 2.8 Identifying Potential Co-options; 2.9 Viewing Language as a Biological Phenomenon; 2.10 How Does One Investigate Language as a Biological Phenomenon?; 2.11 Understanding DMs from an Adaptive Perspective; 2.12 Research Questions; 2.13 Mapping Research Questions onto the Investigation Process; 2.14 Summary
  • 2.15 Criteria Arising from a Darwinian PerspectiveChapter 3 Identifying Adaptive Pressures; 3.1 Identifying Adaptive Pressures in Argumentative Situations at the Personal Level; 3.2 Identifying a Suitable Lower-level Functional Analogue for the Argumentative Process; 3.3 Damasio's Decision-making Apparatus; 3.4 Adaptive Pressures; 3.5 Summary; 3.6 Closing Remark: Level of Correlation between Theoretical Entities and Its Significance; Chapter 4 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 1): The Interpretive Problem
  • 4.1 The Interpretive Problem: From Representational to Categorical Interpretation4.2 Divergent Thinking; 4.3 Arguments in Support of the Co-option of Divergent Thinking; 4.4 Applying these Criteria to the Situation under Consideration; 4.5 Interpretive Shortcut Arising from Divergent Thinking; 4.6 Amenability to Testing; 4.7 Summary; Chapter 5 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 2): The Exclusion Problem; 5.1 Attention and Selection-for-action; 5.2 Attention and Selection-for-action and Complex Categories; 5.3 Summary
  • Chapter 6 Identifying Pre-existing Solution (Part 3): The Interference Problem and the InitialSituation Construction Problem6.1 The CI Model of Text Comprehension; 6.2 Extending the CI Integrative Strategy to the Interference Problem (P3); 6.3 Proposal: An Overview; 6.4 Edelman's Theory of Neuronal Group Selection (TNGS); 6.5 Proposal (Continued); 6.6 The Initial Situation Construction Problem (P4); 6.7 Conclusion; Chapter 7 DMs' Capacity to Influence Interpretation; 7.1 Preliminary Considerations; 7.2 How Does the Brain Process Language?; 7.3 Damasio's Conception of Memory Encoding
Control code
ocn956342129
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004273818
Lccn
2016037952
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956342129

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