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Product Description: Origins of Language: A Slim Guide offers a concise and accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language. Non-human animals communicate in simple ways: they may be able to form simple concepts, to feel some limited empathy for others, to cooperate to some extent, and to engage in mind-reading...read more

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9780198701668 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 6, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Origins of Language: A Slim Guide offers a concise and accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language.

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9780198701880 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 6, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Origins of Language: A Slim Guide offers a concise and accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language.

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Product Description: The Evolang conferences are the leading international conferences for new findings in the study of the origins and evolution of language. They attract a multidisciplinary audience. The proceedings are an important resource for researchers in the field.
By Erica A. Cartmill (editor), James R. Hurford (editor), Thomas C. Scott-phillips (editor) and Monica Tamariz (editor)

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9789814401494 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, February 29, 2012, cover price $208.00 | About this edition: The Evolang conferences are the leading international conferences for new findings in the study of the origins and evolution of language.

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Product Description: This is the second of the two closely linked but self-contained volumes that comprise James Hurford's acclaimed exploration of the biological evolution of language. In the first book he looked at the evolutionary origins of meaning, ending as our distant ancestors were about to step over the brink to modern language...read more

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9780199207879, titled "The Origins of Grammar: Language in the Light of Evolution II" | Oxford Univ Pr, October 15, 2011, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: This is the second of the two closely linked but self-contained volumes that comprise James Hurford's acclaimed exploration of the biological evolution of language.

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Product Description: In this, the first of two ground-breaking volumes on the nature of language in the light of the way it evolved, James Hurford looks at how the world first came to have a meaning in the minds of animals and how in humans this meaning eventually came to be expressed as language...read more

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9780199207855 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 11, 2007, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: In this, the first of two ground-breaking volumes on the nature of language in the light of the way it evolved, James Hurford looks at how the world first came to have a meaning in the minds of animals and how in humans this meaning eventually came to be expressed as language.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1975, this was the first detailed linguistic study of natural language numeral systems. It draws on two quite different scholarly traditions. The first is carried on by anthropologists and others compiling and cataloguing data on the different counting-systems of the world...read more

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9780521133685 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 2, 2011, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1975, this was the first detailed linguistic study of natural language numeral systems.

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