Language, cognition, and human nature

This collection reprints a number of the author's classic articles which explore his favorite themes in greater depth and scientific detail. They include language development in children, neural network models of language, mental imagery, the recognition of shapes, the meaning and uses of verbs...

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Main Author: Pinker, Steven
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This collection reprints a number of the author's classic articles which explore his favorite themes in greater depth and scientific detail. They include language development in children, neural network models of language, mental imagery, the recognition of shapes, the meaning and uses of verbs, the evolution of language and cognition, the nature of human concepts, the nature-nurture debate, the logic of innuendo and euphemism, and his responses to the ideas of Noam Chomsky, Jerry Fodor, and Richard Dawkins
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199369355