Language in the Mind: An Introduction to Guillaume's Theory

Language in the Mind: An Introduction to Guillaume's Theory

by Walter Hirtle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773532632
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 08/13/2007
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Walter Hirtle is professeur associé, Laval University, and the author of several books, including Number and Inner Space.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Introduction     3
Language and the Ability to Speak     18
Words, Words, Words     30
Meaning: Representing Experience     51
A System for Representing     66
The Method of Analysis in Psychosystematics     85
The Substantive: A System of Subsystems     106
The Substantive and the System of the Parts of Speech     120
Some and Any     140
The System of the Verb     155
Auxiliaries: How do They Help?     174
The Proof of the Pudding     189
The Noun Phrase     201
Concord, Discord, and the Incidence of Verb to Subject     213
Thought and Language     225
Conclusion     237
Glossary     243
Notes     247
Bibliography     263
Index     271

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