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By Simon Noriega-Olmos

This ebook reconstructs the idea of signification implicit in Aristotle's De Interpretatione and its mental history in hisDe Anima. The examine develops in 3 steps that correspond to the 3 parts enthusiastic about each proposal of signification: (1) the phonetic point or significans, known as mobilephone through Aristotle, (2) the significatum, i. e. what the phonetic fabric stands for, and (3) the relation among significans and significatum. This paintings breaks new floor through connecting the linguistic and mental facets of Aristotle's idea of signification.

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G. dust), while vocalized sound, in contrast, is triggered by a cognitive event in the soul, a phantasia. Furthermore, vocalized sound signifies something (sglamtij¹r c±q d¶ tir xºvor 1st·m B vym¶, De an. 421b32 – 33), precisely in virtue of the fact (c±q d¶) that its agent is a phantasia. Vocalized sound is an ‘ensouled’ and significant sound insofar as it is triggered and made significant by a cognitive psychological event, a phantasia. We can conclude that vocalized sound for Aristotle implies a link between vocal sound and psychological content aimed at communication.

Reserves that status to thoughts? This divergence, far from being an inconsistency, is explained by the different subjects and scopes of the De an. and De int. The first book of De an. proposes an inquiry into the principle of life that is not limited, and should not be limited, to human beings (see De an. 402b3 – 9). Accordingly, the treatise unfolds a general treatment of the soul that comprehends both its definition (I 1 – 2) and an inquiry into its faculties,59 two tasks that are undertaken within a general scope that embraces plants and animals (including human beings) (De an.

433b8 – 10), is restricted to the achievement of what directly appears pleasurable. (ii) Human calculative or deliberative phantasia, in contrast, is not restricted to what immediately appears pleasurable, painful, good, or bad. It involves a comprehensive and wide-ranging scrutiny of current, non-current, and possible distant future situations, an assessment of their possible pleasurable, painful, good, or bad results, and calculation of the different courses of action that would lead to those possible future results (Eth.

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