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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language - Pinker, Steven
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Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct: The New Science of Language and Mind is a groundbreaking study of language's origins as an evolutionary adaptation. How do we 'know' how to speak? In his landmark book Stephen Pinker shows how language is part of our genetic inheritance rather than a cultural creation. From the DNA that builds our brains to the pontification of newspaper columnists, Pinker destroys the myths about language - that children learn to talk by copying their parents, that grammatical standards are in ...

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2015, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141980775

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491514986

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2012, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781469228433

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2012, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781469228440

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2011, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781455839681

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2008, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141037653

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2007, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061336461

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 2000, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060958336

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language 1995, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140175295

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