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Higher-order Logic as Lingua Franca – Integrating Argumentative Discourse and Deep Logical Analysis [article]

David Fuenmayor, Christoph Benzmüller
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We present an approach towards the deep, pluralistic logical analysis of argumentative discourse that benefits from the application of state-of-the-art automated reasoning technology for classical higher-order  ...  Thanks to its expressivity this logic can adopt the status of a uniform lingua franca allowing the encoding of both formalized arguments (their deep logical structure) and dialectical interactions (their  ...  Classical Higher-Order Logic as a Lingua Franca The need for combining heterogeneous, expressive logical formalisms for the analysis of argumentative discourse is manifest in view of the richness of natural  ... 
arXiv:2007.01019v1 fatcat:4zdtenn3fjgzjmyvelp4lycute

Epistemic Diversity and the Question of Lingua Franca in Science and Philosophy

Federico Gobbo, Federica Russo
2019 Foundations of Science  
We argue that English, despite all appearance, is no Lingua Franca, and we give reasons why epistemic diversity is also deeply hindered is monolingual contexts.  ...  In this paper we discuss whether, and to what extent, different conceptions of knowledge-notably as 'justified true belief' and as 'distributed and embodied cognition'-hinder or foster epistemic diversity  ...  Material related to multilinguism in science has been presented to 3rd-year BA students at the UvA, as part of a guest lecture by Federico Gobbo during the course 'Philosophical Approaches to the Sciences  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10699-019-09631-6 fatcat:6s7245rzhzdfrkefqsuszzvy44

Noun Phrase Complexity in EFL Academic Writing: A Corpus-based Study of Postgraduate Academic Writing

Liming Liu, Lan Li
2016 The Journal of AsiaTEFL  
The quantitative results were further contextualized in a textual analysis of excerpts from the two corpora for demonstrating the significance of NP complexity to the establishment of discourse coherence  ...  Noun phrase (NP) centered structures are distinctive syntactic devices in academic discourse.  ...  with English as the global lingua franca for international publication or pursuing research higher degrees (Uzuner, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.18823/asiatefl.2016. fatcat:6vw4zsfu2nfcxom5wwllwpu524

Towards XMAS: eXplainability through Multi-Agent Systems

Giovanni Ciatto, Roberta Calegari, Andrea Omicini, Davide Calvaresi
2019 International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence  
and explainable IS using MAS.  ...  Accordingly, in this paper we (i) elicit and discuss the most significant issues affecting modern IS, and (ii) devise the main elements and related interconnections paving the way towards reconciling interpretable  ...  ., the language of 1OL formulas), may act as a lingua franca for knowledge representation and exchange among heterogeneous IS.  ... 
dblp:conf/aiia/CiattoCOC19 fatcat:r6pfsk53avcnjbfv5orwgyjwpa

Translation and language learning as policy options: Questions of costs and literacy development

Anthony Pym
2021 Translation and Interpreting : the International Journal of Translation and Interpreting Research  
To make sense of this evidence in terms of language policy, it is argued in this paper that translation and interpreting cannot be seen as an isolated communication solution but must be analysed alongside  ...  It has been claimed that the provision of translation and interpreting services curtails the motivation of immigrant groups to learn host languages and thus constitutes an unjustified social cost.  ...  the learning of a lingua franca can extend efficiency over vast stretches of time and space.  ... 
doi:10.12807/ti.113201.2021.a02 fatcat:aepyombhznfhlobe5hviezjt4a

Is an Integrative Model of Neurotheology Possible?

Leandro M. Gaitan, Javier S. Castresana
2021 Religions  
In order to update and give argumentative consistency to this model, we will use philosopher Sandra D.  ...  In other words, this proposal is not limited to understanding this discipline as a mere pursuit of neural correlates or as a dialogue between neuroscience and theology.  ...  We would argue that neurotheology is the attempt to articulate, in a shared and consistent discourse (in a kind of lingua franca), the results of research conducted across the range of disciplines that  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel12040277 fatcat:af4xfa5e75dmbf7g5hg7yaqjsa

What Are the Learning Approaches Applied by Undergraduate Students in English Process Writing Based on Gender?

Arsaythamby Veloo, Hariharan N. Krishnasamy, Hana Mulyani Harun
2015 International Education Studies  
An intrinsic interest will help to make learning meaningful as in the deep learning approach.  ...  This study uses a Two-Factor Study Process Questionnaire (R-SPQ-2F) by Biggs, Kember, and Leung (2001) . This instrument assesses how students in higher learning institutions approach learning.  ...  The activities involve comprehension, arguments, logical reasoning, analysis, synthesis of ideas and making judgments.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v8n6p46 fatcat:apsuzuu74rg6vhrpfbla3acu3y


1991 Journal of Documentation  
The main problem is identified as the assumption that knowledge contained in a scientific article can be represented by a semantic network only, and therefore can be manipulated by formal logic approaches  ...  Complementary to this, a plea is made to start an argumentational analysis of the -highly structured -corpus of scientific articles (mainly in physics).  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The critical and very valuable comments of Antje Melissen, Arie Manten, Arie de Ruiter, Barrire Stern, Jan Bleeker, Tor Henriksen and Karen Hunter are gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1108/eb026884 fatcat:hryhjjebbnebbkjd4mad6j7ykm

Which Mathematical Logic is the Logic of Mathematics?

Jaakko Hintikka
2012 Logica Universalis  
History of Logic vs. History of Mathematics. Jaakko Hintikka. 032012 17 BIBLIOGRAPHY  ...  Jaakko Hintikka. 032012 2 Bourbaki program and the "New Math" movement, set theory is thought of as the lingua franca of all mathematics. (Cf.  ...  to be as a separate set-theoretical or higher-order axiom.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11787-012-0065-6 fatcat:7egblszkrjg7lmnutjlz2igfqu

ELF pedagogy and awareness: an action research applied to Italian tertiary students in ELF Skype interactions

Antonio Taglialatela, Giulia Tardi
2020 Quaderni di Linguistica e Studi Orientali  
English today is the language of global communication and has gradually developed into a number of varieties shaped by speakers from different lingua-cultural backgrounds.  ...  prescriptive, but more pragmatic, pedagogical space, where the teaching objective is constituted by the adoption of ELF-informed practices to foster learners' ELF-awareness and confidence as intercultural  ...  fore evidence that legitimises a pedagogical space for English as a lingua franca in the English classroom.  ... 
doi:10.13128/qulso-2421-7220-9705 doaj:3274579f86ff4c8fa272c4d15f9e4841 fatcat:do3bwzi7mvftnodpyxwm5esaia

Deconstructing "Writing Program Administration" in an International Context [chapter]

Chris M. Anson, Christiane Donahue
2015 Transnational Writing Program Administration  
Through a critique of four major approaches to language difference-world Englishes, English as a lingua franca, defense of national language, and the numerical model of multilingualism-Paudel endeavors  ...  as "an intellectual process that works to excavate the many meanings of events, artifacts, and texts, [which] is a nonlinear process of framing and reframing the object of analysis in order to understand  ... 
doi:10.7330/9780874219623.c001 fatcat:iaw4tan7vvblhaya3kksww5joy

Changes and Challenges of Modern Society: what it Takes to Reach a Near-Native Level of Foreign Language Proficiency

Elena B. Grishaeva
2015 Journal of Siberian Federal University  
Modernization of higher education in Russia requires critical understanding of efficient teaching methodology of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).  ...  Diachronic insight into educational paradigms and description of the communicative approach via functional and contrastive methods make possible elaborating and formulating a series of principle assumptions  ...  Only internationalized English, a lingua franca under globalization, celebrates nowadays this role.  ... 
doi:10.17516/1997-1370-2015-8-11-2331-2340 fatcat:c35orpnnhzfhdaa4irfphy3k24

Volume 8 Issue 3

Complete Issue
2009 NJES: Nordic Journal of English studies  
of liberal political philosophy and to the loss of landed property as the political basis of society.  ...  A complementary psychosexual narrative and discourse relocates the origin, so deliberately theorized in this novel in terms of natural property rights, in oedipal problematics.  ...  The general impression left by the survey is that the sequence of clauses is far less random than a superficial look would lead one to think, and also that the tools supplied by the Corpus can take you  ... 
doi:10.35360/njes.207 fatcat:c6dhb4nxljduhp6c3rjtimyanu

Analysing digital communication: discursive features, rhetorical structure and the use of English as a lingua franca in travel blog posts

Daniel Pascual
2018 Journal of English Studies  
, which is used as a lingua franca (ELF).  ...  Within it, the blog shows up as a very resourceful and sophisticated genre where different sub-genres converge and where speakers from distinct linguacultural backgrounds can communicate through English  ...  The international status that English has gained as a lingua franca (ELF) (e.g .  ... 
doi:10.18172/jes.3556 fatcat:jskvwcboizfgrfxciq5qsxe6h4

Enriching the University ELT Curriculum with Insights from ELF

Franca Poppi
2016 LCM - La Collana / The Series  
and Cultural Studies) -Srikant Sarangi (Discourse analysis) Françoise Sabban (Centre d'études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine, Chinese Studies) Itala Vivan (Cultural Studies, Museum Studies) All  ...  Kristen Brustad (Arabic Linguistics) -Daniel Coste (French Language) Luciano Curreli (Italian Literature) -Denis Ferraris (Italian Literature) Lawrence Grossberg (Cultural Studies) -Stephen Gundle (Film and  ...  Grabe, William, and Fredrika L. Stoller. 1997. "Content-based  ... 
doi:10.7359/791-2016-popp fatcat:trj3vywsmvc65djpe5dr5tzhga
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