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What makes perceptual symbols perceptual?

  • Murat Aydede (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 August 1999

Three major attempts by Barsalou to specify what makes a perceptual symbol perceptual fail. One way to give such an account is to use symbols' causal/nomic relation to what they represent, roughly the way contemporary informational psychosemanticists develop their theories, but this fails to draw the distinction Barsalou seems to have in mind.

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