Why and how the problem of the evolution of Universal Grammar (UG) is hard


Harnad, Stevan (2008) Why and how the problem of the evolution of Universal Grammar (UG) is hard Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, (5), pp. 524-526. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X08005153).

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Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1017/S0140525X08005153
Additional Information: This includes both the full, longer version and the shorter published version Commentary On: Christiansen, Morten H. and Chater, Nick (2008) "Language as Shaped by the Brain" Behavioral and Brain Sciences (forthcoming)
ISSNs: 0140-525X (print)
Keywords: language, evolution, poverty of the stimulus, universal grammar, chomsky
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 265618
Date :
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October 2008Published
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2008 16:42
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 10:44
Further Information:Google Scholar
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265618

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