Problem of Meaning Behavioural and Cognitive Perspectives - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444824790, 9780080542607

Problem of Meaning Behavioural and Cognitive Perspectives, Volume 122

1st Edition

Behavioral and Cognitive Perspectives

Editors: C. Mandell A. McCabe
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444824790
eBook ISBN: 9780080542607
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 26th September 1997
Page Count: 485
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors. Introduction. The many meanings of meaning (A. McCabe, C. Mandell). Historical and philosophical foundations of the problem of meaning (L.D. Smith). Stimulus equivalence and meaning: the influence of verbal behavior (C.C. Mandell). Metaphor, meaning and relational frame theory (S.C. Haynes, A.M. Grundt). A comparative perspective on the etiology of meaning and assaying behaviors for meaning (D.M. Rumbaugh, E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh). Sign language acquisition and the development of meaning in a lowland gorilla (J.D. Bonvillian, F.G.P. Patterson). Input and the acquisition of vocabulary: examing the parental lexicon (J.B. Gleason, R. Ely). Making meaning in parent-child interaction: a pragmatic approach (A.L. Inbens-Bailey, C.E. Snow). Cultural constructions of meaning: cross-cultural comparisons of mother-child conversations about the past (M. Minami). Narrative threads of metaphor (A. McCabe). Attributing meaning to deliberately false utterances: the case of irony (S. Dews, E. Winner). The problem of meaning in generative grammar (M. Piatelli-Palmarini, C. Cecchetto). Author Index. Subject Index.


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About the Editors

C. Mandell Editor

A. McCabe Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA