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I speak, therefore I am : seventeen thoughts about language

Author: Andrea Moro; Ian Roberts
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In I Speak, Therefore I Am, the Italian linguist and neuroscientist Andrea Moro composes an album of his favorite quotations from the history of linguistics, beginning with the Book of Genesis and the power of naming and concluding with Noam Chomsky's metaphor that language is a snowflake. Moro's seventeen linguistic thoughts and his commentary on them display the humanness of language: our need to name and  Read more...
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Moro, Andrea.
I speak, therefore I am.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015045115
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Moro; Ian Roberts
ISBN: 9780231177405 0231177402 9780231177412 0231177410
OCLC Number: 927438880
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Translated from Italian: Parlo dungue sono, 2012.
Description: x, 84 pages ; 19 cm
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Other Titles: Parlo dungue sono.
Responsibility: Andrea Moro ; Translated from the Italian by Ian Roberts.

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