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LINGUIST List 17.1286

Thu Apr 27 2006

Media: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds

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        1.    Jess Tauber, Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds


Message 1: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds
Date: 26-Apr-2006
From: Jess Tauber <phonosemanticsearthlink.net>
Subject: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds


From LiveScience.Com
(http://www.livescience.com/animalworld/060426_starling_linguist.html)

Apparently the announcement of the star[t]ling ability to recognize
embedded structure in a study by Timothy Gentner (UCSanDiego) has left
formalists unmoved, as it were. Prof. Chomsky's comments can be found at
the link above.

Jess Tauber

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

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