Educating Eve: The "Language Instinct" Debate

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Are we creatures who learn new things? Or does human mental development consist of awakening structures of thought? A view has gained ground - advocated, for example, by Steven Pinker's book The Language Instinct - that language in much of its detail is hard-wired in our genes. Others add that this holds too for much of the specific knowledge and understanding expressed in language. When the first human evolved from apes (it is claimed), her biological inheritance comprised not just a distinctive anatomy but a rich ...

Educating Eve: The "Language Instinct" Debate 1999, Cassell Academic

ISBN-13: 9780304702909

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Educating Eve: The "Language Instinct" Debate 1999, Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd., London

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Educating Eve: The "Language Instinct" Debate 1998, Cassell, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780304339082

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