Belarusian conceptology: The self-identity stage Cover Image

Белорусская концептология: на этапе самоопределения
Belarusian conceptology: The self-identity stage

Author(s): Vjačeslav Ščerbin
Subject(s): Anthropology, Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Applied Linguistics, Cognitive linguistics, Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej
Keywords: Byelorussian conceptual studies; Byelorussian cognitive linguistics; micro-unit; concept; key word; descriptor

Summary/Abstract: The article analyzes the state of Belarusian cognitive linguistics; it attempts to define the place of conceptology in this context. The author describes the contemporary state of Belarusian conceptology: listed are the names of Belarusian cognitivists, as well as cognitive macro- and microunits used by individual scholars. The most widely used microunits are also defined (concept, keyword, descriptor, rubric, etc.). The subject matter, typology and composition of concepts described in the works of Belarusian cognitivists are investigated. The article offers a comparative analysis of the achievements of the Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian conceptologists. Prospects and trends of further development of Belarusian conceptology are identified and the key works in Belarusian conceptology are mentioned.

  • Issue Year: 21/2009
  • Issue No: 21
  • Page Range: 171-185
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Russian