Manos al lenguaje

Velarde Lombrana, Julian (2000) Manos al lenguaje. Teorema, XIX (2). pp. 79-100.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to discuss through the study of language several onto-logical and epistemological issues related to human mind from the standpoint of "biological functionalism". First of all, I try to make clear the sense in which the term "function" is used in evolutionary biology. Then, I consider some aspects of human language: its neuronal basis, its evolution, its connections with other features which are proper of hominids--specially the manipulation of objects--and finally, its function in the configuration of human mind.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biology; Epistemology; Language; Metaphysics; Mind; Ontology
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Epistemologie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Naturphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Teorema. Revista internacional de filosofia > Volume XIX (2000)
Depositing User: Stefan Köstenbauer
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 18:51
URI: http://sammelpunkt.philo.at/id/eprint/1195

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