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

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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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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 pp. 445-455.

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Published date: 1976
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
Venue - Dates: Origins and Evolution of Language and Speech, 1976-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 253346
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/253346
PURE UUID: fa4ba7aa-805a-4aeb-8919-3e9496f41494

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Date deposited: 25 May 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:58

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Author: H.D. Steklis
Author: Stevan Harnad
Editor: S Harnad
Editor: H.D. Steklis
Editor: J.B. Lancaster

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