Ten Lectures on Cognitive Modeling : Between Grammar and Language-Based Inferencing

These lectures discuss cognitive modelling in language-based meaning construction. It puts forward a unified analytical framework for several linguistic phenomena, including different types of constructions, traditional implicature and speech acts, and figures of speech like metaphor, metonymy, hyperbole, and irony.

Francisco Jose Ruiz de Mendoza Ibanez is Professor of Linguistics at the University of La Rioja. He has published five monographs and over 150 research articles on cognitive and functional linguistics. He is editor of the Review of Cognitive Linguistics.

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