TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS aims at providing a comprehensive forum for publications in Linguistics covering the entire range of language, including its variation and variability in space and time, its acquisition, theories on the nature of human language in general, and descriptions of individual languages. The series is especially interested in publications addressing the state of the art of Linguistics as a whole or of specific subfields, and in publications that offer challenging new approaches to Linguistics.
Table of Contents
Preface: Linguistic and anthropological approaches to cognition
Introduction: On construing the world 1 Seeing it in more than one way 23 Possession and possessive constructions 51 What lack needs to have: A study in the cognitive semantics of privation 81 The construal of cause: The case of cause prepositions 95 Conceptual grammaticalization and prediction 119 Metaphors of anger in Japanese 137 Looking back at anger: Cultural traditions and metaphorical patterns 153 Anger: Its language, conceptualization, and physiology in the light of cross-cultural evidence 181 The metaphorical conception of mind: "Mental activity is manipulation" 197 Vantage theory 231 The terror of Montezuma: Aztec history, vantage theory, and the category of "person" 277 Selection of Japanese categories during social interaction 331 Genus, species, and vantages 365 On construing the world of language 377 Index of names 391 Subject index 396 Contributors 407