Space and time in language as a pattern in general fictivity

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Journal Articles


Current Science, CURRENT SCIENCE ASSOCIATION, Volume 100, Number 5, p.627–628 (2011)



Systematic parallelism between spatial and temporal expressions in a language is conceived here as a pattern in general fictivity arising from an underlying cognitive manifold. Under this situation, we try to articulate some of the questions pertinent to the spatial and temporal cognition from the viewpoint of patterns in general fictivity.