The Resource Pattern and process : a Whiteheadian perspective on linguistics, Michael Fortescue

Pattern and process : a Whiteheadian perspective on linguistics, Michael Fortescue

Label
Pattern and process : a Whiteheadian perspective on linguistics
Title
Pattern and process
Title remainder
a Whiteheadian perspective on linguistics
Statement of responsibility
Michael Fortescue
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The purpose of this book is to illustrate the relevance to linguistics today of Whitehead's philosophy of organism. Although largely ignored by linguists, Whitehead has in fact much to say as regards the cognitive processes underpinning language pattern. His theory of symbolism conceives of language as the 'systematization of expression', and relates meaning to feeling (in the broadest sense). The Whiteheadian perspective allows a synthesis of the psychological and the social approaches to language that does not fall into one or another fashionable form of reductionism. The volume represents a
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Cataloging source
INU
Dewey number
410/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P85.W477
LC item number
F67 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Human cognitive processing,
Series volume
v. 6
Label
Pattern and process : a Whiteheadian perspective on linguistics, Michael Fortescue
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-306) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pattern and Process; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Chapter 1. Why Whitehead?; Chapter 2. A Whiteheadian approach to natural dialogue; Chapter 3. The language system: Language as systematized expression; Chapter 4. The content side of language; Chapter 5. Language processing and the mind/brain; Chapter 6. Understanding written texts: Imaginary worlds; Chapter 7. The historical transmission of language; Chapter 8. Language as organism or eternal object; Chapter 9. Whitehead and linguistic metatheory; Appendix 1. Whitehead 's position within modern philosophy
Control code
ocm70769267
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 311 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027299352
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b1967627x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70769267
  • pebcs9027299358

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