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Meaning and Mental Representations (Advances in Semiotics)

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This is an important collection of original essays by well-known scholars debating the question of logical versus psychologically-based interpretations of language. The volume seeks to bridge the gap between the differing traditions of European semiotics and American philosophy of language on the issue of linguistic meaning and mental representation.

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"... an excellent collection... " --Journal of Language and Social Psychology

An important collection of original essays by well-known scholars debating the questions of logical versus psychologically-based interpretations of language.

Synopsis:

This is an important collection of essays by well-known scholars debating the question of logical versus psychologically based interpretations of language.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Marco Santambrogio and Patrizia Violi

On the Circumstantial Relation between Meaning and Content: Jon Barwise

On Truth. A Fiction: Umberto Eco

Quantification, Roles and Domains: Gilles Fauconnier

Conceptual Semantics: Ray Jackendoff

How Is Meaning Mentally Represented?: Philip N. Johnson-Laird

Cognitive Semantics: George Lakoff

The Analysis of Nominal Compounds: Wendy G. Lehnert

Knowledge Representation in People and Machines: Roger Schank and Alex Kass

Identity in Intensional Logic: Subjective Semantics: Bas Van Fraassen

Reference and Its Role in Computational Models of Mental Representation: Yorick Wilks

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253204967
Editor:
Eco, Umberto
Editor:
Violi, Patrizia
Editor:
Santambrogio, Marco
Editor:
Eco, Umberto
Editor:
Violi, Patrizia
Author:
Eco, Umberto
Author:
Violi, Patrizia
Author:
Santambrogio, Marco
Editor:
Santambrogio, Marco
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Semantics
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Semiotics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Linguistics - Semantics
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Continental philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Advances in Semiotics (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19881231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
8.02 x 5.97 x 0.53 in

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An important collection of original essays by well-known scholars debating the questions of logical versus psychologically-based interpretations of language.

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