Part I. Questions of Ontology: Writing and the Speech-Language Divide; 1. How we are Introduced to the Study of Spoken Language;
2. The Modality-Independence Argument and Storylines of the Origin of Symbolic Language; 3. The Recent History of Attempts
to Ground Orthographic Concepts of Language Theory; Part II. Questions of Epistemology: The Role of Instrumental Observations;
4. Recognizing the Bias; 5. (Re-) Defining the Writing Bias, and the Essential Role of Instrumental Invalidation; Part III.
The Structure of Speech Acts: 6. Utterances as Communicative Acts; 7. Relating to Basic Units: Syllable-Like Cycles; 8. Relating
Neural Oscillations to Syllable Cycles and Chunks; 9. Breath-Units of Speech and their Structural Effects; Part IV. The Processing
of Speech Meaning: 10. The Neural Coding of Semantics; 11. Processes of Utterance Interpretation: For a Neuropragmatics; Index.