Speech Prosody 2008

Campinas, Brazil
May 6-9, 2008

Thinking and Language. A View from Cognitive Semio-Linguistics

Per Aage Brandt

Department of Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

Cognitive semio-linguistics studies the relations between signs and language, between semiological and linguistic structures, as expressions of, and as causes of, the cognitive activities involved in thinking, here called epistemic activities. This short essay displays a leveled analysis of the relations holding between semio-linguistic and epistemic structures active in the human mind.

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Bibliographic reference.  Brandt, Per Aage (2008): "Thinking and language. a view from cognitive semio-linguistics", In SP-2008, 649-654.