Critical Foundations of the Contextual Theory of Mind

antiquari(at)vodamail(dot)co(dot)za, Mr S.A. Orwin O'Dowd (2011) Critical Foundations of the Contextual Theory of Mind. [Preprint]

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The contextual mind is found attested in various usages of the term complement, in the background of Kant. The difficulties of Kant's intuitionism are taken up through Quine, but referential opacity is resolved as semantic presence in lived context. A further critique of rationalist linguistics is developed from Jakobson, showing generic functions in thought supporting abstraction, binding and thereby semantic categories. Thus Bolzano's influential philosophy of mathematics and science gives way to a critical view of the ancient heritage acknowledged by Plato.

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Additional Information:Grammatical complement, logical complement, complementary medicine, problem solving, type-2 problems, calculus of variations, semantic tradition, critical philosophy, referential opacity, semantic presence, thematic-roles, binding problem, word-order, Kant, Bolzano, Piaget, Cassirer, Jakobson
Subjects:Linguistics > Comparative Linguistics
Neuroscience > Neurolinguistics
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:7661
Deposited By: O'Dowd, Mr S. A. Orwin
Deposited On:27 Oct 2011 01:35
Last Modified:27 Oct 2011 01:35

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