Title

Ostension: Word learning and the embodied mind

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2017

Department

Department of Humanities

Abstract

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.

Publication Title

The Review of Metaphysics

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