Between Language and Consciousness: Linguistic Qualia, Awareness, and Cognitive Models

@article{Konderak2016BetweenLA,
  title={Between Language and Consciousness: Linguistic Qualia, Awareness, and Cognitive Models},
  author={Piotr Konderak},
  journal={Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={285 - 302}
}
  • Piotr Konderak
  • Published 1 December 2016
  • Psychology, Linguistics
  • Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric
Abstract The main goal of the paper is to present a putative role of consciousness in language capacity. The paper contrasts the two approaches characteristic for cognitive semiotics and cognitive science. Language is treated as a mental phenomenon and a cognitive faculty (in contrast to approaches that define language as a primarily social phenomenon). The analysis of language activity is based on the Chalmers’ (1996) distinction between the two forms of consciousness: phenomenal (simply… 

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