Publication details [#13689]

Bondarenko, Evgeniya. 2012. "Cold" and "warm" worldviews: terminology and ontology. Issues in Cognitive Linguistics 9 (1) : 87–97. 11 pp.
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The Russian Cognitive Linguists Association


The paper describes the relationship between the the typology, structure and characteristics of the scientific and extrascientific worldviews and their names, "cold" and "warm". The purpose of the research is achieved by implementing a cognitive analysis of idiomatic word combinations in modern English. The source domains are identified which are metaphorically and metonymically associated with the domains WARMTH and COLD, and their connection with the ontology of the scientific and extrascientific worldviews is considered.