Language and Conceptualization (Language Culture and Cognition)

ISBN: 9780521553032
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Edition: 1st Paperback Ed
Publication Date: 1997-05-31
Number of pages: 292
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To what extent is conceptualization based on linguistic representation? And to what extent is it variable across cultures, communities or even individuals? Of crucial importance in the attempt to develop a comprehensive theory of human cognition, these remain among the most difficult questions in the cognitive sciences. This volume brings together ten new contributions from leading scholars working in a wide cross section of disciplines, including linguistics, anthropology, psychology and philosophy.

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