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This is a good book. Its main message is that a particular approach to natural language called type-logical grammar can, in-principle, be equipped with a learning theory. In this review, I first identify what type-logical grammar is, then outline what the learning theory is. Then I try to articulate why this message is important for the logical, linguistic and information-theoretic parts of cognitive science. Overall, I think the book’s main message is significant enough to warrant patience with its scientific limitations.
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Journal of Logic, Language and Information
Volume 16, Issue 2 , pp 217-220
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- John Hale (1) (2)
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- 1. Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, Michigan State University, A–614 Wells Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824–1027, USA
- 2. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, A-614 Wells Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824–1027, USA