Patterns in the mind: language and human nature

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Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993 - Fiction - 246 pages
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PATTERNS IN THE MIND: Language and Human Nature

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In a challenging, timely, and persuasive argument, Jackendoff (Brandeis; the scholarly Semantics and Cognition, 1983—not reviewed) proposes that language and, by extension, music and visual ... Read full review

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User Review  - krisiti - LibraryThing

Good introduction to the universal grammar theory. I do need to go back to Chomsky some time. And very convincing. I was especially surprised by how easy it apparently is to construct a new language ... Read full review


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