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The language myth : why language is not an instinct

The language myth : why language is not an instinct (2회 대출)

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개인저자
Evans, Vyvyan.
서명 / 저자사항
The language myth : why language is not an instinct / Vyvyan Evans.
발행사항
Cambridge, United Kingdom ;   New York :   Cambridge University Press,   c2014.  
형태사항
xi, 304 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
9781107619753 (Paperback) 9781107043961 (Hardback)
요약
"Language is central to our lives, the cultural tool that arguably sets us apart from other species. Some scientists have argued that language is innate, a type of unique human 'instinct' pre-programmed in us from birth. In this book, Vyvyan Evans argues that this received wisdom is, in fact, a myth. Debunking the notion of a language 'instinct', Evans demonstrates that language is related to other animal forms of communication; that languages exhibit staggering diversity; that we learn our mother tongue drawing on general properties and abilities of the human mind, rather than an inborn 'universal' grammar; and that, ultimately, language and the mind reflect and draw upon the way we interact with others in the world. Compellingly written and drawing on cutting-edge research, The Language Myth sets out a forceful alternative to the received wisdom, showing how language and the mind really work"--
내용주기
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements; 1. Language and mind rethought; 2. Is human language unrelated to animal communication systems?; 3. Are there language universals?; 4. Is language innate?; 5. Is language a distinct module in the mind?; 6. Is there a universal Mentalese?; 7. Is thought independent of language?; 8. Language and mind regained.
서지주기
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-300) and index.
일반주제명
Linguistic universals. Cognitive grammar. Innateness hypothesis (Linguistics). Language and languages --Philosophy. Psycholinguistics.
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300 ▼a xi, 304 p. ; ▼c 22 cm.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-300) and index.
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520 ▼a "Language is central to our lives, the cultural tool that arguably sets us apart from other species. Some scientists have argued that language is innate, a type of unique human 'instinct' pre-programmed in us from birth. In this book, Vyvyan Evans argues that this received wisdom is, in fact, a myth. Debunking the notion of a language 'instinct', Evans demonstrates that language is related to other animal forms of communication; that languages exhibit staggering diversity; that we learn our mother tongue drawing on general properties and abilities of the human mind, rather than an inborn 'universal' grammar; and that, ultimately, language and the mind reflect and draw upon the way we interact with others in the world. Compellingly written and drawing on cutting-edge research, The Language Myth sets out a forceful alternative to the received wisdom, showing how language and the mind really work"-- ▼c Provided by publisher.
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Section	Section Description	Page Number
Acknowledgements	
1	Language and mind rethought	
2	Is human language unrelated to animal communication systems?	
3	Are there language universals?	
4	Is language innate?	
5	Is language a distinct module in the mind?	
6	Is there a universal Mentalese?	
7	Is thought independent of language?	
8	Language and mind regained

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