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Author: Alexia C. Toskos
Publisher: Stanford University
Keywords: comprehension, language, consequences, visual
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 2011
eBookDB-ID: STANFORD:W

How do we understand language? What kinds of representations do people form when hearing a story or when reading a paragraph? In this dissertation, I will explore how people make meaning out of the language that they read or hear. One possibility is that the words we read or hear engage perceptuomotor representations, and language comprehension arises from modality-specific simulation or imagery of the linguistic content. Strong versions of the modality-specific approach assume complete overlap between the representations generated by language and those generated by perception and action. Perh
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: moduli, elastic, representations, analytical
Number of Pages: 8
Published:
ISBN-10: 1422329720
ISBN-13: 9781422329726
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Author: Patrick K. Muana
Publisher: 21st Century African Youth Movement
Keywords: civil, war, leone, sierra, violence, art, representations
Number of Pages: 105
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0615128181
ISBN-13: 9780615128184
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Author: George Cable
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: garden, amateur
Number of Pages: 278
Published: 2008-12
ISBN-10: 1429014520
ISBN-13: 9781429014526

"In this 1914 work, George Washington Cable, famous for his literary representations of Creole culture in New Orleans, expounds on his own garden and what it means to him."
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Author: Albert Doja
Publisher: Albert Doja
Keywords: construction, culturelle, personne, albanais, les, grandir, chez, natre
Number of Pages: 324
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 273848879X
ISBN-13: 9782738488794

Cet ouvrage propose une analyse, du point de vue de l'anthropologie sociale, des représentations collectives et des pratiques symboliques relatives à l'enfance dans la culture albanaise. Éclairant les processus de construction identitaire et de socialisation, cette recherche débouche sur l'hypothèse que les diversités sociales, culturelles et identitaires reposent largement sur les processus éducatifs symboliques et non institutionnalisés. Par un souci marqué de s'ouvrir aux considérations comparatives des autres cultures, européennes et au-delà, l'ouvrage se veut être en même te
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Author: Philippe Hamon
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: century, france, nineteenth, architecture, literature, expositions
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520073258
ISBN-13: 9780520073258

In Expositions, Philippe Hamon leads us on an engaging intellectual stroll through the spaces and representations of the nineteenth-century French metropolis. Inspired by the cultural histories of Walter Benjamin and Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Expositions explores the spatial and cultural logic of Haussmann's sweeping Paris boulevards, classic novels by Balzac and Zola, the Bon Marché department store, and the poetry of Baudelaire.
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Author: Steven W. Horst
Publisher: Steven Horst
Keywords: theory, mind, computational, critique, computation, intentionality, symbols
Number of Pages: 454
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0520200527
ISBN-13: 9780520200524

00 The computational theory of mind--the belief that the mind can be likened to a computer and that cognitive states possess the generative and compositional properties of natural languages--has proven enormously influential in recent philosophical studies of cognition. In this carefully argued critique, Steven Horst pronounces the theory deficient. He refutes its claims and assumptions, particularly the assertion that symbolic representations need not have conventional meaning. Horst goes on to sketch a new methodology for looking at the philosophy of psychology, one that provides a more frui
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