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Perception, Language and Intuitive Mind

(Original title: Percepcia, jazyk a intuitívna myseľ)
Filozofia, 58 (2003), 1, 44-55.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The paper examines new innovative ideas coming from contemporary empirical researches of perception, language and mind in cognitive and evolutionary psychology. From these researches it follows, that our minds are equipped with certain innate physical, language and psychological principles. The respective disciplines are sometimes referred to as intuitive physics and intuitive psychology. These new empirical data have important consequences in the methodology od social sciences. They are a challenge for the traditional model, in which language and mind are seen first of all as cultural and social products.

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