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Words And Rules By Steven Pinker

Words And Rules by Steven Pinker

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Summary

Explains the mysteries of language by examining a single construction from lots of viewpoints; the history of language; its simulation by computer neural networks; the errors of children as they begin to speak and others. His single idea is that the essence of language is a mental dictionary of memorized words, and a mental grammar of rules.

Words And Rules Summary

Words And Rules by Steven Pinker

This text answers many questions about the amazing human ability called language. It explains the mysteries of language by examining a single construction from a dozen viewpoints, including the history of language, its simulation by computer neural networks, the use of language as a source of wit and whimsey, the illuminating errors of children as they begin to speak, and the tragic loss of language from neurological disease.

About Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker is Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of the Technology.

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GOR010520607
9780297816478
0297816470
Words And Rules by Steven Pinker
Used - Like New
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1999-10-28
359
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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