HOT Theories of Meaning: The Link Between Language and Theory of Mind
Author: REBOUL, ANNE
Source: Mind & Language, Volume 21, Number 5, November 2006 , pp. 587-596(10)
Glüer and Pagin (2003) have claimed that autistic speakers are a counterexample to HOT theories of meaning and communication. Through analysis of their argument and a re-examination of the literature, I show that autistic speakers are not a counterexample to HOT theories, but, conversely, that such theories are necessary to account for their communicative peculiarities.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 2006