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Published: 15 December 2008

456 Pages | 60 line illus. & 9 photos

ISBN: 9780199217274

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Symbols and Embodiment

Debates on meaning and cognition

Edited by Manuel de Vega, Arthur Glenberg, and Arthur Graesser

  • The first collaboration between scientists adopting both symbolists and embodied viewpoints in order to understand how the mind works and the nature of linguistic meaning
  • Each chapter is followed by a transcription of a debate among the authors, providing a fresh and spontaneous style of a face-to-face discussion that complements the formal chapters
  • The book looks to the future, providing guidelines for new research questions, and directions for understanding the mind

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