Problem of Meaning: Behavioral and Cognitive Perspectives

Problem of Meaning: Behavioral and Cognitive Perspectives

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780444824790
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Series: Advances in Psychology Series
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors. Introduction. The many meanings of meaning (A. McCabe, C. Mandell). Historical and philosophical foundations of the problem of meaning (L.D. Smith). Stimulus equivalence and meaning: the influence of verbal behavior (C.C. Mandell). Metaphor, meaning and relational frame theory (S.C. Haynes, A.M. Grundt). A comparative perspective on the etiology of meaning and assaying behaviors for meaning (D.M. Rumbaugh, E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh). Sign language acquisition and the development of meaning in a lowland gorilla (J.D. Bonvillian, F.G.P. Patterson). Input and the acquisition of vocabulary: examing the parental lexicon (J.B. Gleason, R. Ely). Making meaning in parent-child interaction: a pragmatic approach (A.L. Inbens-Bailey, C.E. Snow). Cultural constructions of meaning: cross-cultural comparisons of mother-child conversations about the past (M. Minami). Narrative threads of metaphor (A. McCabe). Attributing meaning to deliberately false utterances: the case of irony (S. Dews, E. Winner). The problem of meaning in generative grammar (M. Piatelli-Palmarini, C. Cecchetto). Author Index. Subject Index.

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