The Resource A user's guide to thought and meaning, Ray Jackendoff ; with illustrations by Neil Cohn, Bill Griffith, and others

A user's guide to thought and meaning, Ray Jackendoff ; with illustrations by Neil Cohn, Bill Griffith, and others

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A user's guide to thought and meaning
Title
A user's guide to thought and meaning
Statement of responsibility
Ray Jackendoff ; with illustrations by Neil Cohn, Bill Griffith, and others
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A User's Guide to Thought and Meaning presents a profound and arresting integration of the faculties of the mind - of how we think, speak, and see the world. Ray Jackendoff starts out by looking at languages and what the meanings of words and sentences actually do. He shows that meanings are more adaptive and complicated than they're commonly given credit for, and he is led to some basic questions: How do we perceive and act in the world? How do we talk about it? And how can the collection of neurons in the brain give rise to conscious experience? As it turns out, the organization of language,
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1945-
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Jackendoff, Ray
Dewey number
  • 181.07
  • 181/.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
B105.M4
LC item number
J33 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cohn, Neil
  • Griffith, Bill
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  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Thought and thinking
Label
A user's guide to thought and meaning, Ray Jackendoff ; with illustrations by Neil Cohn, Bill Griffith, and others
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Language, words, and meaning -- pt. 2. Consciousness and perception -- pt. 3. Reference and truth -- pt. 4. Rationality and intuition
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 274 p.
Isbn
9780199693207
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2528225-01umb_inst
  • 2546841
  • (Sirsi) i9780199693207
  • (OCoLC)713186725
Label
A user's guide to thought and meaning, Ray Jackendoff ; with illustrations by Neil Cohn, Bill Griffith, and others
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Language, words, and meaning -- pt. 2. Consciousness and perception -- pt. 3. Reference and truth -- pt. 4. Rationality and intuition
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 274 p.
Isbn
9780199693207
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2528225-01umb_inst
  • 2546841
  • (Sirsi) i9780199693207
  • (OCoLC)713186725

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