David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (3):294-295 (2003)
Predicate logic has proved a very useful tool for the expression of theories of natural language semantics. Hurford's suggestion that predicate–argument structures mirror certain properties of the human sensorimotor architecture can be seen as an explanation of why this is so. Although I support this view, I think that the correspondences that Hurford draws between linguistic and sensorimotor structures not only involve natural language semantics, but include some elements of natural language syntax as well.
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