Il linguaggio come forma del presente: uso delle parole per essere. L’esperienza con i pazienti affetti da malattia di Alzheimer
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
DOAJ:Philosophy and Religion
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AbstractLanguage as a Form of the Present: The Use of Words to be. Experiences with Patients affected by Alzheimer’s Disease – Broca’s localization of language areas led to great developments in the neurobiology of language, clarifying the neural mechanisms which underpin the development, evolution and complexity of language. Despite this, we are still unable to answer a basic question: why do we talk? The author proposes an original hypothesis based on his experience with Alzheimer’s disease patients, which offers a partial explanation. His main hypothesis is that “we talk” (language is) to live (with) our present.