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The language instinct : the new science of language and mind

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 1995.
Series: Penguin science. Language, linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do we 'know' how to speak? In this book, the author shows how language is part of our genetic inheritance rather than a cultural creation. It destroys myths about language - that children learn  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 0140175296 9780140175295
OCLC Number: 636707065
Notes: Bibliografía.
Description: 494 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: An instinct to acquire and art; chatterboxes; mentalese; how language works; words, words, words; the sounds of silence; talking heads; the Tower of Babel; baby born talking - describes heaven; language organs and grammar genes; the Big Bang; the language mavens; mind design.
Series Title: Penguin science. Language, linguistics.
Responsibility: Steven Pinker.

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