Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more ➡
Buy Now $119.95
Standard view
Full view
of .
Add note
Save to My Library
Sync to mobile
Look up keyword or section
Like this
1Activity
×

Table Of Contents

Introduction: What Everyone Should Know about Language and Linguistics
I The Meaning of ‘Language’
II Knowledge of Language
III Describing Knowledge of Language
V Linguistics as a ‘Science’
VI Beyond Language: Pragmatics and the Language of Thought
Savants
Singing by the Dead
Maganar Hannu
Sneering at the Arts
Babes and Sucklings
Censored?
Did you Know that the Portuguese for Turkey is Peru?
Obstinacy
Backlash
Is There a Gene for Linguists?
Frogs, Parrots, Grooming, the Basal Ganglia and Language
Parametric Poverty
Linguistics by Numbers
Modules, Modals, Maths and the Mind
Nothing
Are Gucks Mentally Represented?
Postscript: A Refutation?
Glossary
References
Index
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Language, Frogs and Savants: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics

Language, Frogs and Savants: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics

Ratings: (0)|Views: 559|Likes:
Published by Wiley
With topics ranging from language death to sign language, Language, Frogs and Savants offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of linguistics.

Written by one of the most senior figures in linguistics.
Features fascinating topics ranging from language death to sign language.
Includes an introduction to the current vision of linguistics most closely associated with Noam Chomsky.
Contains a glossary of all technical terms and interpretations.
With topics ranging from language death to sign language, Language, Frogs and Savants offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of linguistics.

Written by one of the most senior figures in linguistics.
Features fascinating topics ranging from language death to sign language.
Includes an introduction to the current vision of linguistics most closely associated with Noam Chomsky.
Contains a glossary of all technical terms and interpretations.

More info:

Publish date: Apr 15, 2008
Added to Scribd: May 29, 2013
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9781405150187
List Price: $119.95 Buy Now

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
See More
See less

04/05/2014

212

9781405150187

$119.95

USD

You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 5 to 28 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 33 to 34 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 39 to 65 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 70 to 194 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 199 to 212 are not shown in this preview.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->