Cognitive Lesson from Linguistics to Humanities


  • Sourour Hachicha Sfax University-Faculty of Arts and Humantities, Tunisia



cognition, cognitive sciences, cognitive linguistics, humanities, conceptual metaphor


In this paper we provide a synthetic reading of the reality of what we might call Arabic linguistics. We focus on the characteristics of the psycholinguistic lesson with its generative and cognitive parts. This lesson has yielded cognitive and methodological results that-in our estimation-have enabled it to serve as a link from which Arab social and human sciences cross into the cognitive paradigm as a universal scientific project. We're dealing with some prominent instances in which research is intersected between cognitive linguistics and humanities such as the conceptual metaphor theory. We adopt the Lakoff model of using the principles of this theory to read historical facts and discourses that have had profound social, political and economic impacts on the human community. In view of this, we refer to Arab instances of investing the cognitive linguistic lesson in the approach to human phenomena.


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Cognitive Lesson from Linguistics to Humanities. (2015). ALUSTATH JOURNAL FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 62(3), 114-131.

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