Semantics and Cognition
By (author) Ray S. Jackendoff
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Semantics and Cognition by Ray S. Jackendoff
Book DescriptionThis 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780262600132
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1985
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ray S. Jackendoff
Language, Consciousness, Culture, Paperback (February 2009)
An integrative approach to human cognition that encompasses the domains of language, consciousness, action, social cognition, and theory of mind that will foster cross-disciplinary conversation among linguists, philosophers, psycholinguists, neuroscientists, cognitive anthropologists, and evolutionary psychologists.
Generative Theory of Tonal Music, Paperback (July 1996)
This work, which has become a classic in music theory since its publication in 1983, models music understanding from the perspective of cognitive science.
Languages of the Mind, Paperback (November 1995)
This text provides access to the author's work on the nature of mental representations in a variety of domains, in the context of a detailed theory of the level of conceptual structure developed in his earlier books "Semantics and Cognition" and "Consciousness and the Computational Mind".
Consciousness and the Computational Mind, Paperback (November 1990)» View all books by Ray S. Jackendoff
Examining one of the fundamental issues in cognitive psychology: How does our conscious experience come to be the way it is?
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Author Biography - Ray S. Jackendoff
Ray Jackendoff is Seth Merrin Professor of Philosophy and Codirector of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of many books, including Foundations of Language.
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