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Patterns In The Mind By Jackendoff

Patterns In The Mind by Jackendoff

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Intended for undergraduate courses in introductory linguistics, cognitive science, psychology of language and philosophy of language, this text explains how an innate, genetically-encoded universal grammar provides the building blocks for all possible human languages.

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Table of Contents

Preface THE FUNDAMENTAL ARGUMENTS 1. Finding our way into the problem: The nature/nurture issue 2. The argument for mental grammar 3. The argument for innate knowledge THE ORGANIZATION OF MENTAL GRAMMAR 4. Overview 5. Phonological structure 6. Syntactic structure 7. American sign language EVIDENCE FOR THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF LANGUAGE 8. How children learn language 9. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances I 10. Language acquisition in unusual circumstances II 11. Language and the brain MENTAL CAPACITIES OTHER THAN THE LANGUAGE 12. The argument for the construction of experience 13. Music and vision 14. Language as a window on thought 15. Social organization 16. Further reading 17. Index

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Patterns In The Mind by Jackendoff
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