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Published: 26 May 2005

448 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780199279036

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Language Origins

Perspectives on Evolution

Maggie Tallerman

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

  • Latest developments in a thriving cross-disciplinary project
  • Informed by most recent research, including artificial intelligence and neuroscience
  • Supported by empirical methods and data
  • Covers all aspects of language evolution, including speech, syntax, and the learnability and diversity of language
  • Analogous and homologous traits in other species