Volume 17 · Number 1 · Pages 020–022
Accusatives, Deixis, and Pointing Fingers

Aleš Oblak

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Open peer commentary on the article “Euphemisms vs. Dysphemisms, or How we Construct Good and Bad Language” by Andrey S. Druzhinin. Abstract: The paradigm of embodied cognition has productively addressed several problems in linguistics. Assuming that embodiment and experience constitute separate levels of description, it may be that Druzhinin’s notion of the experiential field challenges solutions to linguistic problems proposed by embodied cognition. I conclude by raising questions about how the relationship between values, lived experience, and choice of words can be integrated into the framework of the experiential field.


Oblak A. (2021) Accusatives, deixis, and pointing fingers. Constructivist Foundations 17(1): 020–022. https://constructivist.info/17/1/020

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