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Language in Cognition$
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Pieter A. M. Seuren

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199559473

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559473.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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Language in Cognition
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Pieter A. M. Seuren (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559473.003.0001

This chapter describes the ontological, cognitive, and methodological foundations of language studies, discussing in particular the relation between realism and formalism and advocating non‐hardware cognitive realism. It contains a critique of cognitivism, pragmatics, and functionalism, ending with an assessment of studies relating to the innateness hypothesis and language genesis.

Keywords:   cognitivism, ecologism, formalism, functionalism, innateness, introspection, language genesis, maxims, natural logic, natural ontology, pragmatics, realism

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