Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Screenshot Tabelle Begriffe

 
Polysemy: polysemy is an expression for the ambiguity of characters or linguistic expressions. See also ambiguity, indeterminacy.

_____________
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
Author Item Summary Meta data

 
Books on Amazon:
Peter Gärdenfors
I 201
Polysemy/Gärdenfors: many words seem to have a large number of different meanings that have little to do with each other. There are two ways to deal with this within the framework of a semantic theory. (Lakoff, 1987, p.420, Tyler & Evans, 2001, pp.727-733, Zlatev, 2003, Van der Gucht, Klaas, & De Cuypere, 2007).
1. Full specification: every single meaning is listed in the lexicon, but also the semantic relations between them can be specified. (Lakoff, 1987, pro)
---
I 202
2. Minimum specification: a word meaning is assumed to be central, the others are derived either by context information or by semantic transformations.
Jackendoff: (1983, pp. 118-189): Thesis: The mind does not form abstract concepts out of nothing.
Lakoff (1987) Thesis: our mind would be overburdened if it had to store all 24 meanings of "over" individually. Solution: Remembrance of prototypes plus general semantic principles for the formation of other meanings.
Gärdenfors dito: I call the means for this semantic transformation.


_____________
Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Gä I
P. Gärdenfors
The Geometry of Meaning Cambridge 2014


Send Link
> Counter arguments against Gärdenfors

Authors A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Z  


Concepts A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Z  



> Suggest your own contribution | > Suggest a correction | > Export as BibTeX Datei
 
Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-11-22