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Product Description: An investigation into the possibility of impossible languages, searching for the indelible “fingerprint” of human language.Can there be such a thing as an impossible human language? A biologist could describe an impossible animal as one that goes against the physical laws of nature (entropy, for example, or gravity)...read more

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9780262034890 | Mit Pr, August 5, 2016, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: An investigation into the possibility of impossible languages, searching for the indelible “fingerprint” of human language.

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Product Description: When we think of everyday language use, the first things that come to mind include colloquial conversations, reading and writing e-mails, sending text messages or reading a book. But can we study the brain basis of language as we use it in our daily lives? As a topic of study, the cognitive neuroscience of language is far removed from these language-in-use examples...read more
By Roel M. Willems (editor)

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9781107042018 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 6, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: When we think of everyday language use, the first things that come to mind include colloquial conversations, reading and writing e-mails, sending text messages or reading a book.

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9780387969732, titled "Crime and Victimization of the Elderly" | Springer Verlag, July 1, 1989, cover price $99.00 | also contains Crime and Victimization of the Elderly | About this edition: Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons.

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Product Description: The development of the Minimalist Program (MP), Noam Chomsky's most recent generative model of linguistics, has been highly influential over the last twenty years. It has had significant implications not only for the conduct of linguistic analysis itself, but also for our understanding of the status of linguistics as a science...read more

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9781107041349 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 27, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The development of the Minimalist Program (MP), Noam Chomsky's most recent generative model of linguistics, has been highly influential over the last twenty years.

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Product Description: Human language is viewed and studied by some authors as a natural object and by other scholars as a social and cultural object. Actually, human language, as usually observed, manifests itself as a tightly entangled bundle of natural and cultural features...read more

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9781781790526 | Equinox, May 31, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Human language is viewed and studied by some authors as a natural object and by other scholars as a social and cultural object.

By Vivian Amato (editor)

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9781629483337 | Nova Science Pub Inc, December 16, 2013, cover price $69.00

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Product Description: Biolinguistics involves the study of language from a broad perspective that embraces natural sciences, helping us better to understand the fundamentals of the faculty of language. This Handbook offers the most comprehensive state-of-the-field survey of the subject available...read more

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9780521761536 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 29, 2013, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Biolinguistics involves the study of language from a broad perspective that embraces natural sciences, helping us better to understand the fundamentals of the faculty of language.

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Product Description: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution...read more
By Arthur Morey (narrator)

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9781469228433 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 25, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
9781469228440 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 25, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.

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Product Description: The present volume offers a collection of essays covering a broad range of areas where currently a rapprochement between linguistics and biology is actively being sought. Following a certain tradition, we call this attempt at a synthesis biolinguistics...read more

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9781443837811 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, June 1, 2012, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: The present volume offers a collection of essays covering a broad range of areas where currently a rapprochement between linguistics and biology is actively being sought.

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Product Description: Phonological Architecture bridges linguistic theory and the biological sciences, presenting a comprehensive view of phonology from a biological perspective. Its back-to-basics approach breaks phonology into primitive operations and representations and investigates their possible origins in cognitive abilities found throughout the animal kingdom...read more

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9780199694358 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 1, 2011, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Phonological Architecture bridges linguistic theory and the biological sciences, presenting a comprehensive view of phonology from a biological perspective.

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9780199694365 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 1, 2011, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Phonological Architecture bridges linguistic theory and the biological sciences, presenting a comprehensive view of phonology from a biological perspective.

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Product Description: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution...read more

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9781455839698, titled "The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language, Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, December 6, 2011), cover price $84.97 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
9781455839711, titled "The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language: Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, December 6, 2011), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.

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Product Description: This book, by leading scholars, represents some of the main work in progress in biolinguistics. It offers fresh perspectives on language evolution and variation, new developments in theoretical linguistics, and insights on the relations between variation in language and variation in biology...read more
By Cedric Boeckx (editor)

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9780199553273 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 12, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This book, by leading scholars, represents some of the main work in progress in biolinguistics.

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9780199553280 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 12, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book, by leading scholars, represents some of the main work in progress in biolinguistics.

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Product Description: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution...read more

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9780688121419 | William Morrow & Co, February 1, 1994, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The codirector of the MIT Center for Cognitive Science explains how language works, how it differs from thought, why adults have difficulty learning foreign languages, and why computers cannot learn human language

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9780061336461 | 1 reprint edition (Harper Perennial Modern Classics, September 1, 2007), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
9780060958336 | 1 edition (Perennial, October 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The codirector of the MIT Center for Cognitive Science explains how language works, how it differs from thought, why adults have difficulty learning foreign languages, and why computers cannot learn human language.
9780140175295 | New edition (Gardners Books, March 30, 1995), cover price $17.40 | About this edition: Looks at one of the most fundamental of our species' distinguishing characteristics: the use of language.

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9781491514986 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 22, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
9781455839681 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 6, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.
9781455839704 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, December 6, 2011), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved.

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Product Description: Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons. Building upon a broad interdisciplinary base, the volume addresses a wide range of issues that will prove to be of interest and value to criminology and gerontology students and to practicing professionals...read more

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9780387969732 | Springer Verlag, July 1, 1989, cover price $99.00 | also contains Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use | About this edition: Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons.

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