The differences between cognitive and non-cognitive language

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  • Created on: 31-05-18 15:20

Philosophers considering how language is used generally divide it into two main forms: cognitive and non-cognitive

  • Cognitive language is any form of language that makes an assertion, which is usually factual in nature, that can be proved true or false by objective means
  • Non-cognitive language is not used to express empirically knowable facts about the external world; it expresses opinions,


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