Journal of Logic, Language and Information

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 217–220

Book Review

Book Review

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.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African LanguagesMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

Personalised recommendations