Preface.- Part 1: Language in Communication.- Chapter 1: Names, Descriptions, and Assertion.- Chapter 2: Indefinites in Action.- Chapter 3: A Defense of the Knowledge Account of Assertion: From a Model-theoretic Perspective.- Part 2: Action and Bodily Awareness.- Chapter 4: When Actions Feel Alien.- Chapter 5: Self-Consciousness and its Linguistic Expression.- Chapter 6: Personal and Sub-Personal: Overcoming Explanatory.- Apartheid.- Part 3: Sensorimotor Interaction and Language Acquisition.- Chapter 7: How Infants Learn Word Meanings and Propositional Attitudes: A Neural Network Model.- Chapter 8: What Action Comprehension Tells Us about Meaning Interpretation.
Tzu-Wei Hung is an assistant research fellow and a project coordinator at the Institute of European and American Studies at the Academia Sincia, the highest academic institution in Taiwan. He received his PhD from Kings College London in 2011 for a dissertation on the relation between the shared circuits model and language processing supervised by Shalom Lappin and Jim Hopkins. His work primarily focuses on the questions of how, and to what extent, the mechanism of action imitation can also describe sentence imitation. His honors include the Taiwan Merit Scholarship, National Science Council and the Academia Sinica Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences.