Linguistic meaning meets linguistic form in action

Autores

Palavras-chave:

Sign-based semantics, Enactivism, Language, Cognitive archeology

Resumo

In this paper we suggest that Duffley’s sign-based semantics rests on two main claims: a methodological one and an ontological one. The methodological one is the analysis of corpora and the ontological one is the postulate of mental content. By adopting a linguistic enactivist perspective with a Wittgensteinian twist, we endorse Duffley’s methodological claim and suggest that a sign-based semantics doesn’t have to rely on mental content if it takes into account the conception of meaningful material engagement in cognitive archeology and its development into sign-using as an enactive capacity.

Downloads

Não há dados estatísticos.

Biografia do Autor

Nara Miranda de Figueiredo, State University of Campinas

PhD in Philosophy from the University of São Paulo. Collaborating researcher at the Center for Logic and Epistemology at the State University of Campinas.

Elena Clare Cuffari, Marshall College

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Scientific Philosophical Studies of the Mind at Franklin and Marshall College.

Referências

Bach, Kent (2013). “Replies to My Critics,” Croatian Journal of Philosophy 13: 217-49.

Candlish, S., George W., (2019) Private Language, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (Ed.).

Cook, R., Bird, G., Catmur, C., Press, C., & Heyes, C. M. (2014). Mirror neurons: From origin to function. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 177-241.

Cuffari, E. (2020). Language, Habit, and the Future. In F. Caruana & I. Testa (Eds.), Habits: Pragmatist Approaches from Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, and Social Theory (pp. 245-263). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108682312.012

Devitt, Michael (2013a). “Good and Bad Bach,” Croatian Journal of Philosophy 38: 169-200.

Di Paolo, E.; Cuffari, E. C.; De Jaegher, H. (2018) Linguistic Bodies: The Continuity Between Life and Language. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

Duffley, P. (2020) Linguistic Meaning meets Linguistic Form. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gallese, V. (2020). Brain, Body, Habit and the Performative Quality of Aesthetics. In I. Testa & F. Caurana (editors), Habits: Pragmatist Approaches from Cognitive Neuroscience to Social Science. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2021, in press. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/sge5m

Goddard, Cliff. (2010) “The Natural Semantic Metalanguage Approach,” in Bernd Heine (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 459-84.

Jackendoff, Ray. (1990) Semantic Structures. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Goddard, Cliff. (1991) “Parts and Boundaries,” in Beth Levin and Steven Pinker (Eds.), Lexical and Conceptual Semantics. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 9-45.

Kiverstein, J., & Rietveld, E. (2021) Scaling-up skilled intentionality to linguistic thought. Synthese, 198(1), 175-194.

Lakoff, G., & Johnson, M. (2008). Metaphors we live by. University of Chicago press.

Lakoff, G., & Johnson, M. and Mark Turner (1989). More than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor. Chicago University of Chicago Press.

Langacker, Ronald W. (2013). Essentials of Cognitive Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Malafouris, L. (2013). How things shape the mind: A Theory of Material Engagement. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

Malafouris, L. (2019). Mind and material engagement. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 18(1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11097-018-9606-7

Nyckees, Vincent (2007). “La Cognition Humaine Saisie par le Langage: de la Sémantique Cognitive au Médiationnisme,” Corela [on-line] HS-6: 1-46.

Reid, Wallis (1991). Verb and Noun Number in English: A Functional Explanation. London/New York: Longman.

Rolla, G. & Figueiredo, N. M. (2021) Bringing forth a world, literally. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11097-021-09760-z

Rosch, Eleanor (1978). “Principles of Categorization,” in Eleanor Rosch and Barbara Lloyd (Eds.), Cognition and Categorization. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 27-48.

Sue, W. (2010). Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Wiley-Blackwell

Wittgenstein, L. (2010). Philosophical investigations. Translated by Anscombe, G. E. M., Hacker, P. M. S., & Schulte, J. (Rev. 4th ed). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Downloads

Publicado

2022-04-04

Como Citar

FIGUEIREDO, N. M. de .; CUFFARI, E. C. . Linguistic meaning meets linguistic form in action . Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 45, n. 1, p. 56–79, 2022. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/manuscrito/article/view/8668897. Acesso em: 1 out. 2022.

Edição

Seção

Artigos