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Language and Perception

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ISBN 9780674421288

Publication Date: 03/15/1976

760 pages

17 figures, 20 tables

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Sensory Field
    • 1.1. Formal Theories of Sensation
    • 1.2. Attributes of Sensation
    • 1.3 Quality
    • 1.4. Intensity
    • 1.5. Duration and Extension
  • 2. The Perceptual World
    • 2.1. Formal Theories of Perception
    • 2.2. Objects, Surfaces, and Colors
    • 2.3. Space, Place, and Size
    • 2.4. Time
    • 2.5. Changes, Motions, and Events
    • 2.6. Causes and Intentions
    • 2.7. Processes Underlying Perception
    • 2.8. Summary of Notations
  • 3. Routines: A Fragment of Conceptual Theory
    • 3.1. Meaning, Verification, and Understanding
    • 3.2. Search and the Management of Attention
    • 3.3. Organization of Memory
    • 3.4. Routines
    • 3.5. Translation into Routines
    • 3.6. Summary of Control Instructions
  • 4. Labels, Words and Concepts
    • 4.1. Labeling Objects
    • 4.2. Hierarchical Field Properties
    • 4.3. Contrastive Field Properties
    • 4.4. Conceptual Integration
    • 4.5. Labeling Persons
  • 5. Properties and Relations
    • 5.1. Color
    • 5.2. Kinship
  • 6 Some Fundamental Concepts
    • 6.1. Spatial Relations
    • 6.2. Temporal Relations
    • 6.3. Causal Relations
  • 7. Some Meaning Patterns of English
    • 7.1. Verbs of Motion
    • 7.2. Verbs of Possession
    • 7.3. Verbs of Vision
    • 7.4. Language of Communication
    • 7.5. Organization and Scope of Semantic Fields
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects

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