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What Is Language?

or Why Can’t Chimpanzees Build Power Stations?
  • Stuart C. Poole
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Abstract

For better or worse, the human race dominates life on Earth. If we want to consider why this should be so, we might usefully think about such features of our way of life as our use of things in the world around us to extend our capabilities, our complex social structure with its hierarchies and its division of labour, and our ability to conceptualise, to learn, to solve problems, and so on.

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© Stuart C. Poole 1999

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