The evolution of convex categories

Jäger G (2007)
Linguistics and Philosophy 30(5): 551-564.

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Gärdenfors (Conceptual spaces, 2000) argues that the semantic domains that natural language deals with have a geometrical structure. He gives evidence that simple natural language adjectives usually denote natural properties, where a natural property is a convex region of such a "conceptual space". In this paper I will show that this feature of natural categories need not be stipulated as basic. In fact, it can be shown to be the result of evolutionary dynamics of communicative strategies under very general assumptions.
Erscheinungsjahr
2007
Zeitschriftentitel
Linguistics and Philosophy
Band
30
Ausgabe
5
Seite(n)
551-564
ISSN
0165-0157
eISSN
1573-0549
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https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/record/2479776

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Jäger G. The evolution of convex categories. Linguistics and Philosophy. 2007;30(5):551-564.
Jäger, G. (2007). The evolution of convex categories. Linguistics and Philosophy, 30(5), 551-564. doi:10.1007/s10988-008-9024-3
Jäger, G. (2007). The evolution of convex categories. Linguistics and Philosophy 30, 551-564.
Jäger, G., 2007. The evolution of convex categories. Linguistics and Philosophy, 30(5), p 551-564.
G. Jäger, “The evolution of convex categories”, Linguistics and Philosophy, vol. 30, 2007, pp. 551-564.
Jäger, G.: The evolution of convex categories. Linguistics and Philosophy. 30, 551-564 (2007).
Jäger, Gerhard. “The evolution of convex categories”. Linguistics and Philosophy 30.5 (2007): 551-564.
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