Ostension: Word learning and the embodied mind
Department of Humanities
In this respect the author criticizes Wittgenstein for presupposing the Western model of word learning that suggests that children learn new words only by being explicitly taught. Because of this, joint attention is not sufficient to account for word learning.
The Review of Metaphysics
Ostension: Word learning and the embodied mind.
The Review of Metaphysics,
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