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Essays in Language and Learning

Lila Gleitman and Edited by Jeffrey Lidz

  • Presents the most significant papers of Lila Gleitman all in one place for the first time
  • Offers a historical perspective on theories of language acquisition
  • Allows readers access to foundational papers in the cognitive science of language
  • Highlights the connections between Gleitman's work on language acquisition, concepts, and the relation between language and thought
  • Delivers a new essay by Jeffrey Lidz on Gleitman's role in the development of cognitive science
  • Features an exclusive foreword written by Noam Chomsky

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