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The Resource Patterns in the mind : language and human nature, Ray Jackendoff

Patterns in the mind : language and human nature, Ray Jackendoff

Label
Patterns in the mind : language and human nature
Title
Patterns in the mind
Title remainder
language and human nature
Statement of responsibility
Ray Jackendoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is it about the human mind that accounts for the fact that we can all speak and understand a language? Why can't other creatures do the same? And what does this tell us about the rest of human abilities? Recent dramatic discoveries in linguistics and psychology provide intriguing answers to these age-old mysteries. Along with the stunning advances in neuro-science and artificial intelligence, this research has breathed new life into the study of the mind
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Also issued online.
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DLC
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1945-
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Jackendoff, Ray
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P37
LC item number
.J33 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Innateness hypothesis (Linguistics)
  • Language acquisition
  • Philosophy of mind
Label
Patterns in the mind : language and human nature, Ray Jackendoff
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0830/93037893-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-239) and index
Contents
Pt. I. The fundamental arguments. 1. Finding our way into the problem: The nature/nurture issue. 2. The argument for mental grammar. 3. The argument for innate knowledge -- Pt. II. The organization of mental grammar. 4. Overview. 5. Phonological structure. 6. Syntactic structure. 7. American sign language -- Pt. III. Evidence for the biological basis of language. 8. How children learn language. 9. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances I. 10. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances II. 11. Language and the brain -- Pt. IV. Mental capacities other than language. 12. The argument for the construction of experience. 13. Music and vision. 14. Language as a window on thought. 15. Social organization
Control code
ocm28962314
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 246 p.
Isbn
9780465054626
Lccn
93037893
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28962314
Label
Patterns in the mind : language and human nature, Ray Jackendoff
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0830/93037893-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-239) and index
Contents
Pt. I. The fundamental arguments. 1. Finding our way into the problem: The nature/nurture issue. 2. The argument for mental grammar. 3. The argument for innate knowledge -- Pt. II. The organization of mental grammar. 4. Overview. 5. Phonological structure. 6. Syntactic structure. 7. American sign language -- Pt. III. Evidence for the biological basis of language. 8. How children learn language. 9. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances I. 10. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances II. 11. Language and the brain -- Pt. IV. Mental capacities other than language. 12. The argument for the construction of experience. 13. Music and vision. 14. Language as a window on thought. 15. Social organization
Control code
ocm28962314
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 246 p.
Isbn
9780465054626
Lccn
93037893
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28962314

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