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Categories/PinkerVsTradition: a desire for classification does not exist because of limited memory - tradition: without order there would be chaos - PinkerVs: Organisation for its own sake is pointless - solution: only with categories we can draw conclusions (inferences) - most categories are in the middle: E.g. "rabbit", not "cottontail" or "mammal".
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I 386
George LakoffVsCategories: there are no clear categories, they are pure fictions and should be abolished - PinkerVsLakoff: rules are just idealizations.

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St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht M√ľnchen 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27