Nikolay N. Boldyrev

Nikolay N. Boldyrev
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin · Cetre for cognitive research

Doctor of Linguistics

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Introduction
Current research interests encompass studying principles of construing world in/by language. Methodology includes conventional linguistic methods and methods that are specially devised to explore correlations between cognitive and language structures, mental and linguistic formats of knowledge. At present the focus of research is on the dominant principle of linguistic cognition organization.
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October 1999 - February 2016
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
Position
  • Managing Director
Education
September 1981 - January 1984

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The authors examine the interpretive meanings of phraseological units from the perspective of a cognitive approach and within the framework of the linguistic interpretation theory in order to study their role in ensuring conflict-free communication in future research. The undertaken study covers the material from the Russian, English and French lan...
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The article considers the problem of science representation in media discourse within the framework of cognitive approach and the theory of language interpretation. The object of research encompasses secondary scientific texts: critical reviews, reviews, abstracts presented on the educational and scientific organizations websites, and scientific ne...
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В статье рассматриваются когнитивные механизмы репрезентации количества в языке. Цель данной статьи-проиллюстрировать значимую роль количественных смыслов в процессах вторичной репрезентации знаний о мире. Показано, что репрезентация количества в языке мотивирована действием когнитивных механизмов ограничения, опредмечивания, аналогии, вычленения ч...
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Рассматриваются принципы и механизмы взаимодействия когнитивных и языковых структур в контексте процессов вторичной языковой интерпретации как интерпретации знаний о мире, а также влияние этого взаимодействия на динамическое развитие языковой картины мира. Анализируются модели вторичной интерпретации, когнитивные и языковые механизмы формирования в...
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Предлагается обзор отечественных и зарубежных исследований в лингвистике и смежных науках, в которых используется когнитивный подход. Рассматриваются истоки формирования, основные отличия, теоретико-методологические установки и перспективы развития когнитивной лингвистики, ее связи с другими науками. В центре внимания-ключевые проблемы, решение ко-...
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The aim of the article is to propose a cognitive theory of language as a unity of three aspects: representative, communicative, and interpretive that, on the one hand, respectively corresponds to the three main functions of language: cognitive, communicative, and interpretive, and, on the other, to the three systems of categorization realizing thes...
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The article discusses issues pertaining to investigations of sociocultural aspect of language as it is represented through General verbal interpretation variable and Sociocultural verbal interpretation variable. We argue that the main function of General verbal interpretation variable is to activate collective knowledge as it is represented by lang...
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В статье рассматриваются формы языкового сознания, которые выступают в качестве доминант языковой интерпретации и которыми оперирует человек в процессах ментального конструирования мира, его первичной и вторичной интерпретации. Это когнитивные схемы интерпретации самих объектов, событий, их характеристик и коллективных знаний о них. Выделяются общи...
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The authors argue that the results of human interaction in verbal communication highly depend upon the mutual conceptual adaptation of interlocutors’ knowledge systems underlying communication and, in particular, on the mutual alignment of their dominant cognitive structures. These cognitive dominants are treated as main principles of the interacti...
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The article places problems of translation from one language to another in the broader perspective of cross-cultural communication as related to human cognition (conceptualization and categorization) and conceptual organization. It is argued that translation is a cross-cultural interpretation of the original text which aims at conceptual adaptation...
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The article explores the anthropocentric nature of SPACE and TIME in lin-guistic construal and interpretation of the world and knowledge of the world. In doing so the author outlines three types of conceptual space and posits a dynamic speaker-oriented vector in interpretation of actions and states in speech.
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В статье рассматривается природа и взаимосвязь двух познавательных процес-сов, имеющих отношение к языковой деятельности и лежащих в основе формирова-ния новых значений и смыслов, а также результаты их взаимодействия на системном и дискурсивном уровнях. Выделяются три основных типа концептуальной дерива-ции и их доминирующая роль в процессах вторич...
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The article reviews the problem of meaning construction and language use in the field of sociocultural cognitive semantics, focusing on meaning as a dynamic experience construction process represented by virtue of language within multiple networks of human knowledge. After outlining the core theoretical assumptions, the article examines the empiric...
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The author analyzes problems which lead to the conflict of folk concepts and scientific theories in research. Among these are the problems of individual interpretation of collective basic scientific notions and terms and principles of their representation in research papers
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Cognitive aspects of translation as cross-cultural communication Translation as viewed from the Cognitive Semantics perspective constitutes a problem of cross-cultural interpretation of the world and knowledge of the world. T.A. van Dijk argues that the relationship between knowledge of the world and language use is indirect and depends on how lang...
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PROBLEMS OF VERBAL COMMUNICATION IN COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE The article analyzes problems of verbal communication in the Cognitive Semantics theory dimension. From this perspective the effectiveness of communication is ascribed to mutual conceptual accommodation of its participants in the course of their speech interaction. Linking problems of conce...
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The article analyzes problems of verbal communication in the Cognitive Semantics theory dimension. From this perspective the effectiveness of communication is ascribed to mutual conceptual accommodation of its participants in the course of their speech interaction. Linking problems of conceptual accommodation to the interlocutors’ individual struct...
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In discussions of the relation between language use and culture, it is often assumed that discourse construction reflects ethnic identities and patterns of behavior of its representatives. In the article, however, it is argued that discourse construction depends on contexts of sociocultural knowledge that language speakers activate as representativ...
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2016v69n1p173 The paper explores basic properties of language that can be explained by appealing to its main functions, namely, cognitive, communicative, and interpretive. Although the irst two functions have always been recognized, it is only recently that the third one has been outlined (see Boldyrev, 2011, 20...
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The article argues a leading role of language in structuring human cognition as attributed it to its anthropocentric nature. It outlines the main linguistic patterns which serve to achieve it: linguistic patterns of structuring the world and society and of interpreting knowledge of world and society.
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The article focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of information distribution in the structure of a composite sentence with special regard to an individual's interpreting role in linguistic conceptualization, categorization and knowledge formatting. The authors argue that in the context of interpretation as a cognitive activity a composi...
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SPACE AND TIME AS FORMS OF LINGUISTIC COGNITION The author explores SPACE and TIME as interpreting concepts and forms of conceptualization and interpretation of outer world and world knowledge in lan-guage, i.e. as collective or individual forms of linguistic cognition, which realize the interpretative function of language.
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COMPOSITE SENTENCE AND ITS METACOGNITIVE MODELING N.N. Boldyrev, S.G. Vinogradova Derzhavin Tambov State University (Tambov, Russia) vinogradova.sg@yandex.ru The article focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of information distribution in the structure of a composite sentence with special regard to an individual’s interpreting role in...
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COGNITIVE SCHEMAS OF LINGUISTIC INTERPRETATION N.N.Boldyrev Derzhavin Tambov State University (Tambov, Russia) vclnew@mail.ru The author analyses forms of linguistic cognition which are used for mental construal of the world and for its primary and secondary interpretation, i.e. cognitive schemas of interpretation of variety of objects, events an...
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The article discusses the problem of the impact of sociocultural parameters on the processes of perception, world interpretation and knowledge representation in discourse. The solution to the problem lies in the study of sociocultural knowledge of language speakers within a broad fi eld of their sociocultural experience that affects linguistic choi...
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The article views linguistic interpretation both as manifestation of consciousness and its structuring instrument. It discusses language-consciouness correlations in representing the structure of the world, human physicac and cognitive activities, and the structure of knowledge. Models of linguistic interpretation of the world, society and of their...
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The authors discuss communicative perspective of the composite sentence in the context of interpretation as a linguistic cognitive activity of an individual. Involved in the process of interpretation, the speaker configures his or her knowledge of the composite sentence shaped like a linguistic knowledge format wherein communicative perspective is...
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The paper proposes a theoretical framework for the study of the relationships between culture, cognition and discourse, illustrated on the examples of conventionally assumed sociocultural knowledge that is encoded by language, on the one hand, and individually constructed sociocultural knowledge in discourse, on the other. It is argued that discour...
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The article discusses the problem of the impact of sociocultural parameters on the processes of world interpretation and knowledge representation in discourse. The rationale of this work is reinforced by the idea that cognition is culture-specific. The solution to the problem lies in the study of sociocultural knowledge of language speakers within...
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It has become common knowledge in linguistics that language performs two main functions (cognitive and communicative) and quite a number of complementary ones (emotive, esthetic, metalinguistic, poetic, performative, etc.). The author argues here that all these latter functions are various manifestations of an interpretative function as one more ge...
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The article deals with verb representation of visual perception in the English language on the basis of construction of a complex cognitive model called verb taxonomy of the concept VISUAL PERCEPTION. The model allows us to present a part of the lexical system of the English language with account of the conceptual level, namely the concepts represe...
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The purpose of the study is to reveal the role of actional verbs with the meaning of interpersonal interaction in evaluative interpretation of events. When a person describes an event he can name the event as a process, action or state without paying attention to its aspects, or interpret it through its components (speed, manner, instrument etc.)....
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В статье обсуждается когнитивная специфика функции языковой интерпретации, ее основные типы и проявления. Установлено, что структура и характерные особенности интерпретирующей функции языка определяют структуру и содержание соответствующих концептов и категорий, что иллюстрируется на примере анализа категории отрицания.
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In this paper it is argued that verbal classes are of prototype structure, i.e. that verbal class meanings: action, process, specific and generic states, and relation make up a categorial continuum with prototype clusters of features. In order to comply with the interpretive nature of verbalization the verb displays a certain shiftability along th...
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The article focuses on the problems of secondary categorization (re-categorization) of verbs as one of the main prin-ciples of their functional categorization and sentence meaning formation. A multi-level theory of meaning based on prototype semantics is employed. Various linguistic factors specifying representation of certain concepts as well as s...

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To elucidate antropocentric nature of language through the study of its categories and forms in their interpretive function