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Title: Knowledge and Language - Volume 2: Lexical and Conceptual Structure
Written By: Eric Rueland
Werner Abraham
Series Title: knowledge and Language

This book addresses the nature of the interface between conceptual and linguistic structure. One of the important challenges facing us is to find a substantive theory of the relation between meanings as linguistic entities and real world entities. This book attempts to provide such a theoretical framework.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792318889
ISBN-13: N/A