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Educating Eve : the 'language instinct' debate

Author: Geoffrey Sampson
Publisher: London ; New York : Cassell, 1999.
Series: Open linguistics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are we creatures who learn new things? Or does human mental devel opment consist of awakening structures of thought? This work examines the various arguments for instinctive knowledge and suggests a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Sampson
ISBN: 0304339083 ) 9780304339082 ((hdbk)) 0304702900 (pbk) 9780304702909 (pbk
OCLC Number: 490496141
Notes: 1ère publication 1997. Réimpression 1999.
Description: 184 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Culture or biology?; the original arguments for a language instinct; the debate renewed; language structure turns Queen's evidence; the creative mind.
Series Title: Open linguistics series.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Sampson.

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