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The nature of the concept in professional communication

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This paper is devoted to the research of the notion “concept” from the perspective of professional discourse. The aim of the paper is to analyze the nature, structure and use of the concept. To reveal the specificity of the concept, the authors study different points of view and definitions of the concept based on research of both Russian and foreign scholars. Much attention is paid to the problem of distinguishing three different terms – the concept, the conception and the meaning. Basic cognized features of these phenomena are analyzed. The authors come to the conclusion that concepts do not have an ethno-cultural specificity, but basic cognized features of the all concepts have a value component.

About the Authors

O. I. Aleshina
Tula State Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University
Russian Federation

Y. A. Korableva
Tula State Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University
Russian Federation


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Aleshina O.I., Korableva Y.A. The nature of the concept in professional communication. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2019;1(4):78-86.

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