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Semantics and Cognition
by Ray S. Jackendoff

Overview - This book emphasizes the role of semantics as a bridge between the theory of language and the theories of other cognitive capacities such as visual perception and motor control. It develops the position that the study of semantics of natural language is the study of the structure of thought, and that grammatical structure offers a much more important source of evidence for the theory of cognition than is often supposed by linguists, philosophers, psychologists, or computer scientists.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book emphasizes the role of semantics as a bridge between the theory of language and the theories of other cognitive capacities such as visual perception and motor control. It develops the position that the study of semantics of natural language is the study of the structure of thought, and that grammatical structure offers a much more important source of evidence for the theory of cognition than is often supposed by linguists, philosophers, psychologists, or computer scientists. "Semantics and Cognition" is included in the series, Current Studies in Linguistics.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780262600132
  • ISBN-10: 0262600137
  • Publisher: Mit Press
  • Publish Date: September 1985
  • Page Count: 304
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP

Series: Current Studies in Linguistics (Paperback) #16

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