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Rosch’s Category Levels Superordinate Basic Subordinate Fruit Apple Macintosh Apple Furniture Chair Windsor Chair Tool Hammer Sledge Hammer Cue validity = # attributes shared with other members of same category # attributes shared with members of other categories Example: shape Members of a basic category share common shape, but
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Unformatted text preview: members of a superordinate category do not. Rosch claims that ostensive definition works because teacher and learner both assume that the basic level is the default. She also assumes that the basic level “carves the world at its joints.”...
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