HOT Theories of Meaning: The Link Between Language and Theory of Mind
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: 2006-11-01