The Inheritance and Innateness of Grammars

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Is language somehow innate in the structure of the human brain, or is it completely learned? This debate is still at the heart of linguistics, especially as it intersects with psychology and cognitive science. In collecting papers which discuss the evidence and arguments regarding this difficult question, The Inheritance and Innateness of Grammars considers cases ranging from infants who are just beginning to learn the properties of a native language to language-impaired adults who will never learn one. These studies show ...

The Inheritance and Innateness of Grammars 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195115338

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The Inheritance and Innateness of Grammars 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195115345

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