Profile
 
Articles:
2009. Abductive Inference and Scientific Metaphors, Philosophical Researches,7: 94-99.
2008. Truth Condition of Metaphorical Sentence, Philosophical Researches, 4: 93-98.
2008. Double Reference of Metaphorical Language in Science, Studies in Dialectics of Nature, 9: 1-6.
2008. A Pragmatic Perspective on Chinese Metaphor, Journal of Zhejiang University, 5: 18-25.
2006. Metaphorical Expression and the Principle of Economy, Journal of Zhejiang University, 3: 22-28.
2004. On the Career of Meaning, Philosophical Researches, 1: 42-48.
2003. Semiotic Perspective on Cyberspace Interaction, Studies in Dialectics of Nature, 1: 50-54.
*Philosophical Researches is one of the top journals of philosophical research in China.
 
Books:
2009. Choice making and Adaptability: Study on Chinese Metaphor from the Perspective of Pragmatics, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press.
 
Reviews:
2009. Book review of Metaphor in Discourse, Discourse Studies, 6: 745-748.
2010. Book review of Pragmatics of interaction, Discourse and Communication, 4: 403-405.
 
Translation
2009. The Logic of Metaphor. Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press.
 
Teaching Experience:
(Courses and Seminar in Zhejiang University)
 
Modern Logic and Thinking Skill, master course, autumn 2011
Logic and Language, undergraduate course, spring 2011
Introduction to Semiotics, doctoral course, spring 2011
Introduction to Logic, undergraduate course, autumn and winter 2010
Logic and Thinking Skill, master course, spring 2010
Language and Thinking, Seminar, 2007-2011
Research work

logic, pragmatic reasoning, cognitive semiotics

Contact

Phone:
E-mail:xuch@zju.edu.cn