Thinking without Words provides a challenging new theory of the nature of non-linguistic thought. Many scientific disciplines treat non-linguistic creatures as thinkers, explaining their behavior in terms of their thoughts about themselves and about the environment. But this theorizing has proceeded without any clear account of the types of thinking available to non-linguistic creatures. One consequence of this is that ascriptions of thoughts to non-linguistic creatures have frequently been held to be metaphorical and not ...

Thinking Without Words 2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195341607

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Thinking Without Words 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195159691