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Biology of Cognition and Linguistic Analysis

From non-realist linguistics to a realistic language science


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Published by Peter Lang in Franfurt am Main, Germany .
Written in English

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Number of Pages304
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ISBN 10978-3-631-56647-3

Arabic linguistics: overview and history 1. Introduction In approaching the study of human language in general, if the aim is to biology, physics, and chemistry.” And “the task of linguistics is to explain the nature of human language, through active involvement in the description of lan- of literary theory and linguistic analysis. Comparison is fundamental to evolutionary anthropology. When scientists study chimpanzee cognition, for example, they compare chimp performance on cognitive tasks to the performance of human children on the same tasks. And when new fossils are found, such as those of the tiny humans of Flores, scientists compare these remains to other fossils and contemporary humans. Comparison provides a .

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[A V Kravchenko]. Thus, language, biology and linguistic cognition, the form of cognition that cannot exist minus language, appear to be connected to each other in non-trivial : Prakash Mondal. On this basis he provides a detailed explanation for many aphasic phenomena-including a number of puzzling cross-linguistic aphasia differences-and uses aphasic Biology of Cognition and Linguistic Analysis book to evaluate competing linguistic theories.

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