From hand to mouth: Some critical stages in the evolution of language


Steklis, H.D. and Harnad, Stevan (1976) From hand to mouth: Some critical stages in the evolution of language. In, Harnad, S, Steklis, H.D. and Lancaster, J.B. (eds.) Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Origins and Evolution of Language and Speech , New York Academy of Sciences, 445-455.

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ABSTRACT: An evolutionary scenario for the evolution of language, beginning with handedness, gesture and pantomime, then propositions and speech, resulting in an all-purpose symbol system capable of expressing any proposition.

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Additional Information: in: Harnad, S., Steklis, H. D. & Lancaster, J. B. (eds.) (1976) Origins and Evolution of Language and Speech. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 280. http://www.cogsci.soton.ac.uk/~harnad/Papers/Harnad/harnad76.induction.htm Address: New York NY
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 253346
Date Deposited: 25 May 2000
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:55
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/253346

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