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Knowing and using language
On the development of language
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able acquiring acquisition process acquisition theory actually adult language adult linguistic altricial aphasic argument assume basic capacity characterization child Chomsky claims Chomsky e.g. Chomsky's Chomskyan cognitive systems communication competence competence-performance component concept context correlation course creativity descriptive adequacy descriptively adequate Dingwall distinction e.g. Chomsky elements explanatory adequacy fact formal genetic determination genetic program grammar Greenberg Hence human hypothesis innate innateness hypothesis input interpretation intuitive judgments involved Lamendella language acquisition language theory Lenneberg 1967 linguistic behavior linguistic knowledge linguistic theory linguistic universals markedness matter Mayr McCawley means mechanisms natural language neurological systems notion Nuyts observations obviously organization patterns performance phenomena phylogenesis Piattelli-Palmarini plausible play chess possible principle problem psycholinguistic psychology question relevant role rules semantic simplicity criterion sociolects speaking and understanding specific structural description suggests synonymy syntactic syntax tacit knowledge universals utterances variability