The Resource New essays on the origin of language, edited by Jürgen Trabant, Sean Ward, (ebook)

New essays on the origin of language, edited by Jürgen Trabant, Sean Ward, (ebook)

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New essays on the origin of language
Title
New essays on the origin of language
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jürgen Trabant, Sean Ward
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
401
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P116
LC item number
.N48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Trabant, Jürgen
  • Ward, Sean
  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Trends in linguistics.
Series volume
133
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Language and languages
Label
New essays on the origin of language, edited by Jürgen Trabant, Sean Ward, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3042544
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-255) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: New perspectives on an old academic question -- Jiirgen Trabant 1 -- 1. Biological aspects of the question -- On the subcortical bases of the evolution of language -- Philip Lieberman 21 -- Origin of the human language faculty: the language amoeba hypothesis -- Eors Szathmdry 41 -- 2. The first language -- The apparent paradox of language evolution: can Universal Grammar be -- explained by adaptive selection? -- Manfred Bierwisch 55 -- Elementary forms of linguistic organisation -- Wolfgang Klein 81 -- From potential to realisation: an episode in the origin of language -- Bernard Comrie 103 -- Protothought had no logical names -- James R. Hurford 119 -- The birth of rules -- Jean Aitchison 133 -- How language changed the genes: toward an explicit account of the -- evolution of language -- Daniel Dor and Eva Jablonka 149 -- 3. Beyond biolinguistics -- The narration "instinct": signalling behaviour, communication, -- and the selective value of storytelling -- Volker Heeschen 179 -- Taxonomic controversies in the twentieth century -- Merritt Ruhlen 197 -- The origin of origins: a play in five acts, with a prologue -- im Himmel and an epilogue auf der Erde -- Henri Meschonnic 215 -- References 229 -- Index 257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 258 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3042544
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3042544
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3042544
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10599485
  • (OCoLC)922945650
Label
New essays on the origin of language, edited by Jürgen Trabant, Sean Ward, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3042544
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-255) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: New perspectives on an old academic question -- Jiirgen Trabant 1 -- 1. Biological aspects of the question -- On the subcortical bases of the evolution of language -- Philip Lieberman 21 -- Origin of the human language faculty: the language amoeba hypothesis -- Eors Szathmdry 41 -- 2. The first language -- The apparent paradox of language evolution: can Universal Grammar be -- explained by adaptive selection? -- Manfred Bierwisch 55 -- Elementary forms of linguistic organisation -- Wolfgang Klein 81 -- From potential to realisation: an episode in the origin of language -- Bernard Comrie 103 -- Protothought had no logical names -- James R. Hurford 119 -- The birth of rules -- Jean Aitchison 133 -- How language changed the genes: toward an explicit account of the -- evolution of language -- Daniel Dor and Eva Jablonka 149 -- 3. Beyond biolinguistics -- The narration "instinct": signalling behaviour, communication, -- and the selective value of storytelling -- Volker Heeschen 179 -- Taxonomic controversies in the twentieth century -- Merritt Ruhlen 197 -- The origin of origins: a play in five acts, with a prologue -- im Himmel and an epilogue auf der Erde -- Henri Meschonnic 215 -- References 229 -- Index 257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 258 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3042544
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3042544
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3042544
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10599485
  • (OCoLC)922945650

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