The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

Further Reading (Click here for reviews of these books)

Allen, James: NATURAL LANGUAGE UNDERSTANDING (Benjamin Cummings, 1995)

Bach, Emmon: CATEGORIAL GRAMMARS (Reidel, 1988)

Baker, Mark: THE ATOMS OF LANGUAGE: THE MIND'S HIDDEN RULES OF GRAMMAR (Basic Books, 2001)

Bar-Hillel, Yehoshuas: LANGUAGE AND INFORMATION (Addison Wesley, 1964)

Bates, Elizabeth: THE EMERGENCE OF SYMBOLS (Academic Press, 1979)

Brown, Roger: A FIRST LANGUAGE (Harvard Univ Press, 1973)

Bresnan, Joan: MENTAL REPRESENTATIONS OF GRAMMATICAL RELATIONS (MIT Press, 1982)

Chierchia, Gennaro: MEANING AND GRAMMAR (MIT, 1990)

Chierchia, Gennaro: DYNAMICS OF MEANING (Univ of Chicago Press, 1995)

Chomsky, Noam: SYNTACTIC STRUCTURES (Mouton, 1957)

Chomsky, Noam: ASPECTS OF THE THEORY OF SYNTAX (MIT Press, 1965)

Chomsky, Noam: REFLECTIONS ON LANGUAGE (Pantheon, 1975)

Chomsky, Noam: THE LOGICAL STRUCTURE OF LINGUISTIC THEORY (University of Chicago Press, 1975)

Chomsky, Noam: RULES AND REPRESENTATIONS (Columbia Univ Press, 1980)

Chomsky, Noam: LECTURES ON GOVERNMENT AND BINDING (MIT Press, 1981)

Chomsky, Noam: KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE (Greenwood, 1986)

Devlin, Keith: GOODBYE DESCARTES (John Wiley, 1997)

Dowty, David: WORD MEANING AND MONTAGUE GRAMMAR (Reidel, 1979)

Dowty, David: INTRODUCTION TO MONTAGUE SEMANTICS (Reidel, 1981)

Fauconnier, Gilles: MENTAL SPACES (MIT Press, 1994)

Fauconnier, Gilles & Eve Sweetser: SPACES, WORLDS, AND GRAMMAR (Univ of Chicago Press, 1996)

Gazdar, Gerald: GENERALIZED PHRASE STRUCTURE GRAMMAR (MIT Press, 1985)

Goddard, Cliff & Wierzbicka, Anna: SEMANTIC AND LEXICAL UNIVERSALS (Benjamins, 1994)

Jackendoff, Ray: SEMANTICS AND COGNITION (MIT Press, 1983)

Jackendoff, Ray: SEMANTIC STRUCTURES (MIT Press, 1990)

Jackendoff, Ray: LANGUAGES OF THE MIND (MIT Press, 1992)

Katz, Jerrold: AN INTEGRATED THEORY OF LINGUISTIC DESCRIPTIONS (MIT Press, 1964)

Katz, Jerrold: SEMANTIC THEORY (Harper & Row, 1972)

Katz, Jerrold: THE METAPHYSICS OF MEANING (MIT Press, 1990)

Kendon, Adam: NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION, INTERACTION, AND GESTURE (Cambridge Univ Press, 1981)

Korzybski, Alfred: SCIENCE AND SANITY - AN INTRODUCTION TO NON-ARISTOTELIAN SYSTEMS AND GENERAL SEMANTICS (1933)

Lakoff, George: PHILOSOPHY IN THE FLESH (Basic, 1998)

Lehnert, Wendy: STRATEGIES FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE LANGUAGE (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1982)

Langacker, Ronald: FOUNDATIONS OF COGNITIVE GRAMMAR (Stanford Univ Press, 1986)

Lenneberg, Eric: BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LANGUAGE (Wiley, 1967)

LePore, Ernest: NEW DIRECTIONS IN SEMANTICS (Academic Press, 1987)

Loritz, Donald: HOW THE BRAIN EVOLVED LANGUAGE (Oxford Univ Press, 1999)

Lycan, William: LOGICAL FORM IN NATURAL LANGUAGE (MIT Press, 1984)

McNeill, David: HAND AND MIND (Univ of Chicago Press, 1992)

Montague, Richard: FORMAL PHILOSOPHY (Yale University Press, 1974)

Nelson, Katherine: LANGUAGE IN COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT (Cambridge University Press, 1996)

Pinker, Steven: THE LANGUAGE INSTINCT (William Morrow, 1994)

Pinker, Steven: HOW THE MIND WORKS  (Norton, 1997)

Sapir, Edward: LANGUAGE (1921)

Schank, Roger: CONCEPTUAL INFORMATION PROCESSING (North Holland, 1975)

Van Benthem, Johan: A MANUAL OF INTENSIONAL LOGIC (Univ Of Chicago Press, 1988)

Van Benthem, Johan: LANGUAGE IN ACTION (MIT Press, 1995)

Vygotsky, Lev: THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE (MIT Press, 1934)

Whorf, Benjamin Lee: LANGUAGE, THOUGHT AND REALITY (MIT Press, 1956)

Wierzbicka, Anna: SEMANTICS, CULTURE, AND COGNITION (Oxford University Press, 1992)

Wierzbicka, Anna: THE SEMANTICS OF GRAMMAR (Benjamins, 1988)

Wierzbicka, Anna: SEMANTIC PRIMITIVES (1972)