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Biological foundations and origin of syntax

Biological foundations and origin of syntax

Author: Derek Bickerton; Eörs Szathmáry
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, ©2009
Series: Strüngmann Forum reports
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Bickerton; Eörs Szathmáry
ISBN: 9780262013567 0262013568
OCLC Number: 920293017
Notes: Recoge las ponencias presentadas al Ernst Strüngmann Forum celebrado en 2008, en Frankfurt, Alemania
Description: XVIII, 471 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Syntax for non-syntacticians : a brief primer / Derek Bickerton --
The biological background of syntax evolution / Anna Fedor, Péter Ittzés, and Eörs Szathmáry --
Functional neuroimaging and the logic of brain operations : methodologies, caveats, and fundamental examples from language research / Balázs Gulyás --
Some elements of syntactic computations / Luigi Rizzi --
The adaptive approach to grammar / T. Givón --
Fundamental syntactic phenomena and their putative relation to the brain / Edith Kaan --
What kinds of syntactic phenomena must biologists, neurobiologists, and computer scientists try to explain and replicate? / Maggie Tallerman ... [et al.] --
Possible precursors of syntactic components in other species / Austin T. Hilliard and Stephanie A. White --
What can developmental language impairment tell us about the genetic bases of syntax? / Dorothy V.M. Bishop --
What are the possible biological and genetic foundations for syntactic phenomena? / Szabolcs Számadó ... [et al.] --
Brain circuits of syntax / Angela D. Friederici --
Neural organization for syntactic processing as determined by effects of lesions : logic, data, and difficult questions / David Caplan --
Reflections on the neurobiology of syntax / Peter Hagoort --
What are the brain mechanisms underlying syntactic operations? / Anna Fedor ... [et al.] --
Syntax as an adaptation to the learner / Simon Kirby, Morten H. Christiansen, and Nick Chater --
Cognition and social dynamics play a major role in the formation of grammar / Luc Steels --
What can formal or computational models tell us about how (much) language shaped the brain? / Ted Briscoe --
What can mathematical, computational, and robotic models tell us about the origin of syntax? / Herbert Jaeger ... [et al.]
Series Title: Strüngmann Forum reports
Responsibility: edited by Derek Bickerton and Eörs Szathmáry


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