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Collocations and the Philosophical Language of John Wilkins in William Lloyd's Lexicography of Possibilities ("An Alphabetical Dictionary", 1668).
(Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010)
"The philosophical language on which Wilkins and Lloyd worked had to analyse English lexical items rationally before providing them with equivalents. As Wilkins remarked, a verb such as 'set', taken together with all the ...
Synonymy and Sameness of Meaning: An Introductory Note.
(Oxford University Press, 2013-03)
The ‘problems’ with devising a meaningful thematic issue on synonymy as it pertains to lexicography are much the same as considering synonymy as it pertains to the theory and practice of lexicography: (1) one can say ...
REVIEW of Werner Huellen. Networks and Knowledge in ‘Roget’s Thesaurus’. New York: Oxford University Press. 2009. vii + 217 pages. ISBN: 978 - 019-955323-5."
(Oxford University Press, 2011-02-24)
As an avid user and reader of dictionaries and thesauruses, Huellen has obviously considered not just what a dictionary or a thesaurus purports to do, but why and how these texts have semiotic value. What is the purpose ...