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On nature and language / Noam Chomsky ; edited by Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi.

By: Chomsky, NoamContributor(s): Belletti, Adriana | Rizzi, Luigi, 1952-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002. Description: x, 206 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0521815487; 052101624X (PBK.); 0511078277; 9780511078279 ; 0511076703 ; 9780511076701 ; 9780511613876; 0511613873Subject(s): Language and languages -- Philosophy | Philosophy of mind | Minimalist theory (Linguistics)DDC classification: 401 LOC classification: P106 | .C5244 2002Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents only | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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TOC Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Editors' introduction: some concepts and issues in linguistic theory; Chapter 2 Perspectives on language and mind; Chapter 3 Language and the brain; Chapter 4 An interview on minimalism; Chapter 5 The secular priesthood and the perils of democracy; Notes; References to chapters 1-4; Index.
Summary: Summary: Publisher's description: In On Nature and Language Noam Chomsky develops his thinking on the relation between language, mind and brain, integrating current research in linguistics into the burgeoning field of neuroscience. The volume begins with a lucid introduction by the editors Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi. This is followed by some of Chomsky's recent writings on these themes, together with a penetrating interview in which Chomsky provides the clearest and most elegant introduction to current theory available. It should make his Minimalist Program accessible to all. The volume concludes with an essay on the role of intellectuals in society and government. Nature and Language is a significant landmark in the development of linguistic theory. It will be welcomed by students and researchers in theoretical linguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive science and politics, as well as anyone interested in the development of Chomsky's thought.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

TOC Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Editors' introduction: some concepts and issues in linguistic theory; Chapter 2 Perspectives on language and mind; Chapter 3 Language and the brain; Chapter 4 An interview on minimalism; Chapter 5 The secular priesthood and the perils of democracy; Notes; References to chapters 1-4; Index.

Summary:
Publisher's description: In On Nature and Language Noam Chomsky develops his thinking on the relation between language, mind and brain, integrating current research in linguistics into the burgeoning field of neuroscience. The volume begins with a lucid introduction by the editors Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi. This is followed by some of Chomsky's recent writings on these themes, together with a penetrating interview in which Chomsky provides the clearest and most elegant introduction to current theory available. It should make his Minimalist Program accessible to all. The volume concludes with an essay on the role of intellectuals in society and government. Nature and Language is a significant landmark in the development of linguistic theory. It will be welcomed by students and researchers in theoretical linguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive science and politics, as well as anyone interested in the development of Chomsky's thought.

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