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 Language and Mind
(1994, NS 92)
Sture Allén
August 8-12, Nordic Education Center, Elfvik, Lidingö
Proceedings: Sture Allén: Of Thoughts and Words. The Relation Between Language and Mind (1995), Imperial College Press, London, U K / World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore

ISBN 1-86094-005-6
ISBN 1-86094-006-4 (paperback)

 

Table of Contents  
Preface v
Opening Address
Sture Allén
1
SESSION 1: LITERATURE
A Cat's Meow
Joseph Brodsky
7
A Mouse's Defence. Discussion of Joseph Brodsky's paper, "A Cat's Meow"
Kjell Espmark
17
Monstrous Intimacy. Of Literature as Experience. Discussion of Joseph Brodsky's paper, "A Cat's Meow"
Julia Kristeva
21
The Invisible Intervention. Discussion of Joseph Brodsky's paper, "A Cat's Meow"
Pia Tafdrup
27
Ark
Pia Tafdrup
33
Creativity and Quality. Discussion of Joseph Brodsky's paper, "A Cat's Meow"
Alvar Ellegård
37
Summary of Session 1: Literature
Erik Frykman
39
SESSION 2: GENERAL LINGUISTICS
On Language in Relation to the Evolution of Human Consciousness
M.A.K. Halliday
45
Systems, Choices and Meanings. Discussion of M.A.K. Halliday's paper, "On Language in Relation to the Evolution of Human Consciousness"
Östen Dahl
85
Semiosis: Language(s), Texts/Discourses, and Grammar(s). Discussion of M.A.K. Halliday's paper, "On Language in Relation to the Evolution of Human Consciousness"
Jânos Sandor Petofi
89
On the Cognitive Revolution. Discussion of M.A.K. Halliday's paper, "On Language in Relation to the Evolution of Human Consciousness"
Sven Öhman
95
Summary of Session 2: General Linguistics
Alvar Ellegård
103
SESSION 3: PSYCHOLINGUISTICS
Accessing the Mind through Language
Wallace Chafe
107
When a Language Dies (from Route Tournante)
Kjell Espmark
124
Minds, Modules and Evolution. Discussion of Wallace Chafe's paper, "Accessing the Mind through Language"
Jean Aitchison
127
And There was Snow, Chest High, at Tuolomne Meadows. Discussion of Wallace Chafe's paper, "Accessing the Mind through Language"
Johan Asplund
135
Speaking about the Inner Environment. Discussion of Wallace Chafe's paper, "Accessing the Mind through Language"
Peter Gärdenfors
143
Summary of Session 3: Psycholinguistics
Östen Dahl
153
SESSION 4: NEUROLOGY
Language and the Brain: A Look at Brain Circuitry with Functional Brain Imaging
Marcus E. Raichle
157
Practice and Repetition. Discussion of Marcus E. Raichle's paper, "Language and the Brain: A Look at Brain Circuitry with Functional Brain Imaging"
Alvar Ellegård
179
Language and Consciousness - Neurolinguistic and Clinical Aspects. Discussion of Marcus E. Raichle's paper, "Language and the Brain: A Look at Brain Circuitry with Functional Brain Imaging"
David H. Ingvar
183
Understanding Understanding? Brain Imaging and Experimental Semantics. Discussion of Marcus E. Raichle's paper
Tor Nørretranders
193
Summary of Session 4: Neurology
Per Andersen
207
SESSION 5: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Speechstuff and Thoughtstuff. Musings on the Resonances Created by Words and Phrases via the Subliminal Perception of their Buried Parts
Douglas R. Hofstadter
217
Language and Mind as Topics in Natural Science. Discussion of Douglas R. Hofstadter's paper, "Speechstuff and Thoughtstuff. Musings on the Resonances Created by Words and Phrases via the Subliminal Perception of their Buried Parts"
Pentti Kanerva
267
Distortions. Discussion of Douglas R Hofstadter's paper, "Speechstuff and Thoughtstuff. Musings on the Resonances Created by Words and Phrases via the Subliminal Perception of their Buried Parts"
Ulf Linde
283
IT-ism. Discussion of Douglas R. Hofstadter's paper, "Speechstuff and Thoughtstuff. Musings on the Resonances Created by Words and Phrases via the Subliminal Perception of their Buried Parts"
Peter Weissglas
287
Summary of Session 5: Artificial Intelligence
Jean Aitchison
293
Notes on the Contributors 295

 

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