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More than Nature Needs

Language, Mind, and Evolution

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674724907

Publication Date: 01/13/2014

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 3 tables

World

  • 1. Wallace’s Problem
  • 2. Generative Theory
  • 3. The “Specialness” of Humans
  • 4. From Animal Communication to Protolanguage
  • 5. Universal Grammar
  • 6. Variation and Change
  • 7. Language “Acquisition”
  • 8. Creolization
  • 9. Homo Sapiens Loquens
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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