6.1710, Books: History of Ling, Cog. Ling, Sino-Tibetan, Ling Theory

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-6-1710. Thu Dec 7 1995. ISSN: 1068-4875. Lines:  115
 
Subject: 6.1710, Books: History of Ling, Cog. Ling, Sino-Tibetan, Ling Theory
 
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HISTORY OF LING
 
CONCISE HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE SCIENCES
 
Edited by E.F.K. Koerner, University of Ottawa and R.E. Asher, University
of Edinburgh.                                     ISBN: 0-08-042580-1  Hardback
 
Presents in a single volume a comprehensive history from ancient times
through to the twentieth century, and going beyond traditional
Eurocentric accounts to cover a broad geographical spread. There is
also a concentration on those approaches in linguistic theory expected
to have direct relevance to work being done at the beginning of the
21st century.
 
Published December 1995 by Elsevier Science Tel: +44 (0)1865 843685
 
COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS
 
Port, Robert and Tim van Gelder (eds)
  `MIND AS MOTION: EXPLORATIONS IN THE DYNAMICS OF COGNITION'.
   Bradford Bks/MIT Pr. 668 pp, 139 ill, ISBN 0-262-16150-8, $60.00
 
Provides a conceptual and historical overview of the dynamical
approach to language and other topics in cognition, a tutorial
introduction to dynamics for cognitive scientists, and glossary of the
most frequently used terms.  Each chapter includes an introduction by
the editors, outlining its main ideas and placing it in context, and a
guide to further reading.
 
      For more details, including samples of the text, see the web page:
 
  http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/mitp/recent-books/cog/mind-as-motion.html
 
Chapter authors include: T. van Gelder, R. Port, Esther Thelen,
Randall Beer, Elliot Saltzman, Catherine Browman, Louis Goldstein,
Jean Petitot, Jeffrey Elman, Steven Grossberg, Michael Turvey,
Geoffrey Bingham and others.
 
 
SINO-TIBETAN LANGS
 
Huang, NEW HORIZONS IN CHINESE LINGUISTICS
- Hardbound  December 1995, 400 pp.,
ISBN 0-7923-3867-7, NLG 225.00
 
More info about this book on WKAP Gopher Page:
gopher://gopher.wkap.nl:70/00gopher_root1%3A%5Bbook.huma.c200%5Dc2002047.txt
 
 
LINGUISTIC THEORY
 
Ogihara, TENSE, ATTITUDES, AND SCOPE
- Hardbound  December 1995, 287 pp.,
ISBN 0-7923-3801-4, NLG 140.00
 
More info about this book on WKAP Gopher Page:
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