Signs, Mind, and Reality

A theory of language as the folk model of the world

Sebastian Shaumyan | Yale University
ISBN 9789027252012 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
ISBN 9789027283429 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
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The book presents a new science of semiotic linguistics. The goal of semiotic linguistics is to discover what characterizes language as an intermediary between the mind and reality so that language creates the picture of reality we perceive. The cornerstone of semiotic linguistics is the discovery and resolution of language antinomies ­-contradictions between two apparently reasonable principles or laws. Language antinomies constitute the essence of language, and hence must be studied from both linguistic and philosophical points of view. The basic language antinomy which underlies all other antinomies is the antinomy between meaning and information. Both generative and classical linguistic theories are unaware of the need to distinguish between meaning and information. By confounding these notions they are unable to discover language antinomies and confine their research to naturalistic description of superficial language phenomena rather than the quest for the essence of language.(Series A)
[Advances in Consciousness Research, 65]  2006.  xxvii, 315 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Consciousness Research

Consciousness research
BIC Subject: JMT – States of consciousness
BISAC Subject: PSY020000 – PSYCHOLOGY / Neuropsychology
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ONIX 3.0
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