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Title Language and thought : interdisciplinary themes / edited by Peter Carruthers and Jill Boucher
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998


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Description Electronic book
xiv, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: opening up options / Peter Carruthers and Jill Boucher -- 2. Thought before language: the expression of motion events prior to the impact of a conventional language model / Susan Goldin-Meadow and Ming-Yu Zheng -- 3. The prerequisites for language acquisition: evidence from cases of anomalous language development / Jill Boucher -- 4. Some thoughts about the evolution of LADS, with special reference to TOM and SAM / Juan-Carlos Gomez -- 5. Thinking in language? Evolution and a modularist possibility / Peter Carruthers -- 6. Aphasic language, aphasic thought: an investigation of propositional thinking in an a-propositional aphasic / Rosemary Varley -- 7. Representing representations / Gabriel Segai -- 8. Magic words: how language augments human computation / Andy Clark -- 9. The mapping between the mental and the public lexicon / Dan Sperber and Deirdre Wilson -- 10. Convention-based semantics and the development of language / Stephen Laurence
11. Language, thought and the language of thought (Aunty's own argument revisited) / Martin Davies -- 12. Natural language and virtual belief / Keith Frankish -- 13. The meta-intentional nature of executive functions and theory of mind / Josef Perner -- 14. Reflections on language and mind / Daniel Dennett
Analysis Language acquisition
Language and languages Philosophy
Thought and thinking
Notes Bibliography: p295-316. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-316) and indexes
Subject Language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Thought and thinking.
Language Development.
Language Disorders.
Mental Processes.
Author Boucher, Jill.
Carruthers, Peter, 1952-
LC no. 97035248
ISBN 0521631084 (hb)
0521637589 (paperback)