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Published: 17 March 2011

576 Pages | Line drawings,


ISBN: 9780199553280

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The Biolinguistic Enterprise

New Perspectives on the Evolution and Nature of the Human Language Faculty

Edited by Anna Maria Di Sciullo and Cedric Boeckx

Oxford Studies in Biolinguistics

  • Assembles 20 scholars from linguistics, biology, and the computer sciences
  • Offers novel hypotheses in the understanding of human language, its origin, evolution, and variation
  • Re-evalutes the role of the 'language gene' FOXP2 in light of the evolution of language