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Title: An Introduction to Mind, Consciousness and Language
Written By: Ray Cattell
Description:

This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to the relationship between
the mind, consciousness and language. The book examines the key concepts
from both philosophy and linguistics including the mind/body problem,
analyses Skinner's behaviourist position, Chomsky's transformational
grammar, Fodor's representational theory of meaning, and the basics of
connectionism. Difficult concepts and terms are explained succintly, in a
jargon-free manner.

This fascinating textbook is essential reading for students of cognitive
linguistics, philosophy and psychology.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826455158
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K. £ 75.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0826455166
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99