Contents: Meanings at the text level – Co-evolution of language and the brain – Deacon’s perspective – Speech acts and divergent
thinking – Conditions for the success and non-defective performance of speech acts – Internalization of environmental factors
– Argumentational meaning – Searle’s theory of background knowledge – Damasio’s model of decision making – Argumentation,
categorization and divergent thinking – Processing problems arising at the text level and underlying means – Edelman’s biological
theory of consciousness.