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Published: 24 January 2002

498 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780198270126

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Foundations of Language

Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution

Ray Jackendoff

  • A radical step forward in linguistics and our understanding of how language, the brain, and perception connect
  • The most fundamental reexamination and reformulation of lingusitic theory since the publication of Chomsky's Aspects of the Theory of Syntax in 1965
  • Reintegrates linguistics with surrounding disciplines: philosophy of mind, cognitive and developmental psychology, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and computer science
  • Major topics include language processing,the evolution of language, and the theory of meaning in addition to standard issues in linguistic theory
  • Accessible to graduate level students and above in linguistics and all related fields