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Disclosing the WorldOn the Phenomenology of Language

Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language

Andrew Inkpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262033916
eISBN:
9780262333955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033916.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book examines the disclosive function of language—what language does in revealing or disclosing the world. It takes a phenomenological approach to this question, defined by the need to accord ... More

OstensionWord Learning and the Embodied Mind

Ostension: Word Learning and the Embodied Mind

Chad Engelland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028097
eISBN:
9780262320610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028097.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book focuses on the significance of ostension in first word learning, which it distinguishes from ostensive definition. It begins by discussing ostension in contemporary philosophy, especially ... More

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