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Academic Paper


Title: Review of W. G. Lycan (2001) Real Conditionals and B. Dancygier & E. Sweetser (2005) Mental Spaces in Grammar: Conditional constructions
Paper URL: http://www.sil.org/silebr/2008/silebr2008-003
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Linguistic Field: Semantics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: This is a review of two books, Lycan (2001) written from a philosophical perspective, and Dancygier & Sweetser (2005) written from a Cognitive Linguistic perspective. Despite sharing many concerns and approaches, there is hardly any overlap in the bibliographies of the two books, reflecting an unfortunate level of academic compartmentalism.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: SIL Electronic Book Reviews
URL: http://www.sil.org/silebr/2008/silebr2008-003
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