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LINGUIST List 17.3271

Fri Nov 10 2006

Books: Linguistic Theories: Chomsky

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Joyce Reid, Language and Mind: Chomsky


Message 1: Language and Mind: Chomsky
Date: 07-Nov-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: Language and Mind: Chomsky


Title: Language and Mind
Published: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Noam Chomsky
Hardback: ISBN: 0521858194 Pages: 208 Price: U.S. $ 70.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0521858194 Pages: 208 Price: U.K. £ 40.00
Paperback: ISBN: 052167493X Pages: 208 Price: U.S. $ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 052167493X Pages: 208 Price: U.K. £ 14.99
Abstract:

This is the long-awaited third edition of Chomsky's outstanding collection
of essays on language and mind. The first six chapters, originally
published in the 1960s, made a groundbreaking contribution to linguistic
theory. This new edition complements them with an additional chapter and a
new preface, bringing Chomsky's influential approach into the twenty-first
century. Chapters 1-6 present Chomsky's early work on the nature and
acquisition of language as a genetically endowed, biological system
(Universal Grammar), through the rules and principles of which we acquire
an internalized knowledge (I-language). Over the past fifty years, this
framework has sparked an explosion of inquiry into a wide range of
languages, and has yielded some major theoretical questions. The final
chapter revisits the key issues, reviewing the 'biolinguistic' approach
that has guided Chomsky's work from its origins to the present day, and
raising some novel and exciting challenges for the study of language and mind.

1. Linguistic contributions to the study of mind: past;
2. Linguistic contributions to the study of mind: present;
3. Linguistic contributions to the study of mind: future;
4. Form and meaning in natural languages;
5. The formal nature of language;
6. Linguistics and philosophy;
7. Biolinguistics and the human capacity;
8. Three factors in language design.


Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng )

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