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Marcel Danesi

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Lecture10Words and concepts What is this thing between yearsUse of sounds to model concepts Bring the world directly from out there or inside into an imprinted into the nature of how we pronounce wordsWhen we speak words we reverberate what it is referringThat is not as uncommon as you thinkIt is a modeling of the world Danesi likes cats irrelevantCategorization is how we relate things to the world A cat is a mammal In other words one of the mammals are felines oTiger Cheetah in these categories esscencesWhat makes felines felines and not buffalos Or oxen oWhat distinguishes them Bring them to the world and encode them What does feline haveoWhiskersoFuroMeow oDistinct soun
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