Publication details [#12697]

Nakhimova, Elena. 2010. Aspects of a cognitive study of proper names. Issues in Cognitive Linguistics 7 (2) : 12–17. 6 pp.
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The Russian Cognitive Linguists Association


This paper provides an overview of four different points of view on the cognitive study of semantic change in proper names: Conceptual Metaphor Theory (G. Lakoff, M. Johnson), Conceptual Integration Theory (G. Fauconnier, M. Turner), Reference Theory: identifiers and pseydoidentifiers (S. Kripke, T. Bulygina, A. Shmelev, A. Babushkin), and Precedence Theory (Yu. Karaulov, V. Krasnykh, D. Gudkov).