The abstraction engine [electronic resource] : extracting patterns in language, mind and brain / Michael Fortescue
- Fortescue, Michael, D.
- Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Advances in Consciousness Research, 1381-589X8 ; 94
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- Introduction: Abstraction all the way down -- Language, abstract and less abstract -- CoGnitive linguistics: Language embodied -- Abstraction, metaphor and cultural context -- The abstraction of events in narrative and memory -- Pre-linguistic abstraction and projection: perception and imagination -- The feel of things: abstract emotion -- Neurological underpinnings: the world seen through hidden layers -- Abstraction at work: It's child's play -- The philosophical approach -- Abstraction all the way up: its evolutionary purpose.
- 9789027265845 (pdf) and 9789027213617 (hb : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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