An Invitation to Cognitive Science: Language

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MIT Press, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 445 pages
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An Invitation to Cognitive Science provides a point of entry intothe vast realm of cognitive science, offering selected examples of issues and theories from many ofits subfields. All of the volumes in the second edition contain substantially revised and as well asentirely new chapters.

Rather than surveying theories and data in the mannercharacteristic of many introductory textbooks in the field, An Invitation to CognitiveScience employs a unique case study approach, presenting a focused research topic in somedepth and relying on suggested readings to convey the breadth of views and results. Each chaptertells a coherent scientific story, whether developing themes and ideas or describing a particularmodel and exploring its implications.

The volumes are self contained and can beused individually in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses ranging from introductorypsychology, linguistics, cognitive science, and decision sciences, to social psychology, philosophyof mind, rationality, language, and vision science.

 

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Contents

Chapter
1
The Interpretation of Zeroes
25
Chapter 3
55
Chapter 4
87
Chapter 5
107
Chapter 6
135
Chapter 7
183
Chapter 8
209
Richard Larson
281
Chapter 10
283
Chapter 11
311
Chapter 12
361
Chapter 13
381
Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania
396
Chapter 14
399
Index
429

Chapter 9
247

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About the author (1995)

Osherson is Professor of Psychology at Rice University.

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