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The Resource Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers : An Adaptive Approach

Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers : An Adaptive Approach

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Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers : An Adaptive Approach
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Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers
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An Adaptive Approach
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Studies in Pragmatics
Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers : An Adaptive Approach
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Context Construction as Mediated by Discourse Markers : An Adaptive Approach
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  • Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Working Definition of Discourse Markers -- 1.2 Research Background -- 1.3 The Structure of Instructions as Construed by AT: What It Entails for the Way in which DMs Constrain Interpretation -- 1.4 The Personal/Sub-personal Distinction -- 1.5 The Variability of Minds and Its Relevance to this Project -- 1.6 Arguments in Support of the View that an Adaptive Perspective Can Provide the Basis for an Integrated Account of DMs -- 1.7 Key Points -- 1.8 Organization of the Book -- Chapter 2 Investigating DMs from an Adaptive Perspective -- 2.1 Darwin's Theory of Evolution -- 2.2 Alternative Theories of Evolution -- 2.3 Issues in Darwinian Evolutionary Biology -- 2.4 The Evolutionist's Task -- 2.5 Theoretical Significance of Darwin's Evolutionary Biology -- 2.6 Functional Explanations -- 2.7 Identifying Potential Adaptations -- 2.8 Identifying Potential Co-options -- 2.9 Viewing Language as a Biological Phenomenon -- 2.10 How Does One Investigate Language as a Biological Phenomenon? -- 2.11 Understanding DMs from an Adaptive Perspective -- 2.12 Research Questions -- 2.13 Mapping Research Questions onto the Investigation Process -- 2.14 Summary -- 2.15 Criteria Arising from a Darwinian Perspective -- Chapter 3 Identifying Adaptive Pressures -- 3.1 Identifying Adaptive Pressures in Argumentative Situations at the Personal Level -- 3.2 Identifying a Suitable Lower-level Functional Analogue for the Argumentative Process -- 3.3 Damasio's Decision-making Apparatus -- 3.4 Adaptive Pressures -- 3.5 Summary -- 3.6 Closing Remark: Level of Correlation between Theoretical Entities and Its Significance -- Chapter 4 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 1): The Interpretive Problem -- 4.1 The Interpretive Problem: From Representational to Categorical Interpretation -- 4.2 Divergent Thinking
  • 4.3 Arguments in Support of the Co-option of Divergent Thinking -- 4.4 Applying these Criteria to the Situation under Consideration -- 4.5 Interpretive Shortcut Arising from Divergent Thinking -- 4.6 Amenability to Testing -- 4.7 Summary -- Chapter 5 Identifying Pre-existing Solutions (Part 2): The Exclusion Problem -- 5.1 Attention and Selection-for-action -- 5.2 Attention and Selection-for-action and Complex Categories -- 5.3 Summary -- Chapter 6 Identifying Pre-existing Solution (Part 3): The Interference Problem and the InitialSituation Construction Problem -- 6.1 The CI Model of Text Comprehension -- 6.2 Extending the CI Integrative Strategy to the Interference Problem (P3) -- 6.3 Proposal: An Overview -- 6.4 Edelman's Theory of Neuronal Group Selection (TNGS) -- 6.5 Proposal (Continued) -- 6.6 The Initial Situation Construction Problem (P4) -- 6.7 Conclusion -- Chapter 7 DMs' Capacity to Influence Interpretation -- 7.1 Preliminary Considerations -- 7.2 How Does the Brain Process Language? -- 7.3 Damasio's Conception of Memory Encoding -- 7.4 How Does the CDZ Framework Impact on Conceptual Knowledge? -- 7.5 Knowledge Associated with DMs: How Does the Above Account Accommodate It? -- 7.6 Linking DMs' Capacity to Generate a Certain Set of Behaviours to CDZs -- 7.7 Conclusion -- Chapter 8 The Acquisition Issue -- 8.1 Word Acquisition and Associative Learning -- 8.2 Skill Learning -- 8.3 Sharing the Same Biological Make-Up -- 8.4 Integrative Skills and the CDZ Model -- 8.5 Arguments in Support of the CDZ Model -- 8.6 Summary -- Bibliography -- Subject Index -- Author Index
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