Reinventing Structuralism: What Sign Relations Reveal about Consciousness

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This monograph argues that the structuralist movement in linguistics was curtailed prematurely, before its contribution to cognitive science could be fully realized. Building upon Roman Jakobson's pioneering work on the nature of the linguistic sign, a new and detailed appreciation of the role of sign relations in the ultimate structuring of consciousness is presented, proving that the structural approach has as much to contribute today as any current cognitive theory. This study takes the view that the structure which ...

Reinventing Structuralism: What Sign Relations Reveal about Consciousness 2013, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110303735

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