Meaning and Mental Representations

Meaning and Mental Representations

Distribution: World
Publication date: 12/22/1988
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-253-20496-7
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... an excellent collection... " —Journal of Language & Social Psychology

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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““ . . . an excellent collection . . . ” —Journal of Language & Social Psychology 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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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