Book 2014

The Nature of Language

Evolution, Paradigms and Circuits

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0608-6 (Print) 978-1-4939-0609-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      The Human Lineage

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-24

      Protomusic and Speech

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-33

      Genetic Foundations

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-63

      The Rise of Cognition

  3. Paradigms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-74

      The Human Language System

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-87

      Semantics and Syntax

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      Chapter

      Pages 89-97

      Lexical Concepts

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      Chapter

      Pages 99-106

      Figurative Language

  4. Circuits

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-126

      Generating Sentences

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      Chapter

      Pages 127-156

      Accessing Word Meanings

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-178

      Atypical Language

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-191

      Language Acquisition

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 193-201