1Kirnosova, N
1PhD (Comparative literature), Associate Professor
Kitaêznavčì doslìdžennâ 2016, 1-2:30-40
Section: History, philosophy and science of China
Language: ukrainian

The article deals with such ideas of ancient Chinese dialectician Gunsun Long as forming categories on the basis of binary correspondence by attributes, differentiating between material things and their mental images, using logical operators to distinct logical sets and idea of integrity as something more than simple sum of attributes. All these ideas are analyzed through perspective of modern cognitive science. Author also proposes some ways of translation of key notions from the treatise.

Keywords: attribute, category, logic, mental image

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