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Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Lynn Messing and Ruth Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Gestures are a special sort of action. They communicate the individual's moods and desires to the world and they operate under different psychological and cognitive constraints to other actions. The ... More


Pain: A Philosophical Borderland

Claude Imbert

in Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199737666
eISBN:
9780199933372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737666.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter aims to show how far the discussion of pain unifies some apparently different topics in Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. Wittgenstein’s discussion of pain and its expression ... More


Speech in Action: Victorian Philology and the Uprooting of Language

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is concerned with the use of language, the common medium through which both literary and scientific texts come into the social world. Charting key points of contest in the Victorian ... More


The ‘poly-modalic’ nature of utterances and its relevance for inquiring into language origins

Adam Kendon

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

How can we account for the intimate integration of speaking and visible bodily movement such as manual actions, head movements and facial actions? It is proposed that if acts of languaging are seen ... More


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