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Title: Language Structure, Discourse and the Access to Consciousness
Edited By: Maxim I. Stamenov
Series Title: Advances in Consciousness Research, 12
Description:

The focus of this collective volume is on the mutual determination of language structure, discourse patterns and the accessibility to consciousness of mental contents of different types of organization and complexity. The contributions address the following problems, among others: the history of the interpretation of 'conscious' and 'unconscious' mind in the theoretical discourse of modern linguistics; the determination of the structure of access of grammatical and lexical information to consciousness; the development of cognitive complexity and control in ontogeny; the pathologies of consciousness access in discourse comprehension and production the cognitive contextual prerequisites for the representation of meaning in consciousness; the relationships between language structure and qualia in the phenomenology of experience; the dialogical structure of intentionality and meaning representation, etc.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556191928
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 340pp
Prices: U.S. $ 71.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027251320
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 340pp
Prices: NLG 100