core and superordinate constructs

G Douglas (
Thu, 2 Jan 1997 22:34:15 GMT

Laso Leona,
Are you familiar with Eleanor Rosch's work on categorization ?
I wonder if the idea of a core construct which is yet not maximally
superordinate could be usefully interpreted as indicating a Basic Level of
construing, in a parallel way to Rosch's findings on natural categories ?
Graham Douglas.