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The Language Organ: Linguistics as Cognitive Physiology


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August 2013

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Challenging and original, this book discusses the biological basis for a person's use of language.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Studying the human language faculty; 2. Language as a mental organ; 3. Syntax; 4. Sound patterns to language; 5. Describing linguistic knowledge; 6. Phonetics and the I-linguistics of speech; 7. Morphology; 8. Language change; 9. 'Growing' a language; 10. The organic basis of language.

Portrait

Stephen R. Anderson is Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Yale University. He is the author of The Organization of Phonology (1974), Phonology in the Twentieth Century (1985), and A-Morphous Morphology (Cambridge University Press, 1992). David W. Lightfoot is Dean of the Graduate School, Georgetown University. He is the author of eight books, most recently The Development of Language (1999).

Pressestimmen

'A superb overview of the logic of language and its basis in the human mind.' Steven Pinker, MIT and author of The Language Instinct and Words and Rules
EAN: 9780521007832
ISBN: 0521007836
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2013
Seitenanzahl: 263 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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