CONCEPTS AS CORRELATES OF LEXICAL ITEMS

@inproceedings{Wacewicz2014CONCEPTSAC,
  title={CONCEPTS AS CORRELATES OF LEXICAL ITEMS},
  author={Sławomir Wacewicz},
  year={2014}
}
The content of this article amounts to a somewhat controversial terminological proposal: the term ‘concept’ is most fruitfully construed as ‘a mental representations having a lexical correlate’. Such a definition makes it possible to treat ‘concept’ as a technical term across the cognitive sciences, but also preserving most intuitions from a looser use of this word in the literature. The central points consist in a) appreciating the qualitative difference between the mental representations… Expand
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