Design for Thinking: A First Book in Semantics

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword vii
  • Preface ix
  • Title Page xi
  • 1 - Orientation 1
  • 2 - Brain and Mind 17
  • 3 - Analysis 22
  • 4 - Meaning 29
  • 5 - Signs 34
  • 6 - Ambiguity 41
  • 7 - Semantic Growth 63
  • 8 - Metaphor 75
  • 9 - Communication 84
  • 10 - The Psychology of Qualification 99
  • 11 - The Theory of Definition 114
  • 12 - The Practice of Definition 129
  • 13 - Symbolic Instruments 143
  • 14 - Chance 164
  • 15 - Problem-Solving 174
  • 16 - Exposition 195
  • 17 - Language and Adjustment 208
  • 18 - The Noblest Function of Language 218
  • Index 231
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