Derived Embodiment in Abstract Language by Theresa Schilhab
English | 4 May 2017 | ISBN: 3319560557 | 256 Pages | PDF | 2.18 MB
How does knowledge of phenomena and events we have no direct experiences of emerge? Having a brain that learns from being in the world, how can we conceive of prehistoric dinosaurs, Atlantis, unicorns or even ‘desire’? This book is about how abstract knowledge becomes anchored in direct experiences through well-formed conversations.