Volume 15 · Number 3 · Pages 285–287
Linguistic Semiosis and Human Cognition

Alexander V. Kravchenko

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Open peer commentary on the article “Semiosis as Eigenform and Observation as Recursive Interpretation” by Diana Gasparyan. Abstract: Counter to the traditional semiotic view of language as an object used in an instrumental function, linguistic semiosis is seen as constitutive of human cognition, accounting for sapience as the basis of humanness.

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Kravchenko A. V. (2020) Linguistic semiosis and human cognition. Constructivist Foundations 15(3): 285–287. https://constructivist.info/15/3/285

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