Limits of enlightenment rationality in the face of cultural relativismBiological universals, symbolic particulars and political discourse
This talk explores the conceptual underpinnings of cultural relativism and universalism. It presents examples of common issues raised in debates on cultural differences and outline a possible direction in which an analyst of universalist and relativist discourse might proceed.
Metaphors of causality and containment: A cognitive challenge to the social sciences. University of East Anglia, Norwich; 2005.
Cognitive grammar beyond the sentence: English and Czech discourse connectives in conceptual contrast
Cognitive grammar beyond the sentence: English and Czech discourse connectives in conceptual contrast. In: New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics 2005. Brighton; 2005.