Article 8217

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Khizhnyak Sergey Petrovich, Doctor of philological sciences, professor, head of sub-department of English language, theoretical and applied linguistics, Saratov State Law Academy (1 Volskaya street, Saratov, Russia),

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Background. The modern anthropocentric paradigm of linguistics, which has significantly impacted researches in the field of terminology, involves an appeal to the cognitive categories of terminology, including the concept of world picture. The purpose of the article is to consider the correlation between naive and scientific pictures of the world having close connections.
Materials and methods. The material of the article is based on dictionaries and fiction, which represent the ordinary legal and scientific discourse. The material has analyzed with the help of the component and discourse practices.
Results. The problems’ examination has revealed cognitive foundations of variability of legal world pictures represented in the language, as well as established their close relationship and interdependence. The results can be used in the studies of the problem of correlation of other fragments of scientific and naive world pictures.
Conclusions. Scientific and naive world pictures form cognitive paradigms existing in the minds of individuals as options.

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terminology, language picture of the world, semantics, discourse

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