Chapter published in:Indeterminacy in Terminology and LSP: Studies in honour of Heribert Picht
Edited by Bassey E. Antia
[Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 8] 2007
► pp. 37–47
Towards linguistic aspects of anthropogenesis
An anthropolinguistic approach to viewing indeterminacy is proposed, according to which indeterminacy is viewed as a category that changes from primordial vagueness of words at the early stage of evolution of human mentality to later ambiguity and concept fuzziness.
Keywords: anthropolinguistics approach, evolution of (human) mentality, indeterminacy, semantic syncretism
Published online: 09 May 2007
Cited by 1 other publications
Peters, Pam, Yan Qian & Jun Ding
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