LINGUIST List 10.1241

Tue Aug 24 1999

Books: Language and Thought

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  1. Robin Beecroft, Language and Thought, A. Gethin

Message 1: Language and Thought, A. Gethin

Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 14:02:11 +0100
From: Robin Beecroft <bristolintellect-net.com>
Subject: Language and Thought, A. Gethin


Language and Thought
Gethin, Amorey
Paperback, 1-871516-72-2, 128pp, $14.95/$24.95. Intellect Books.

Argues that modern linguistics gives a false picture of both the nature of
language and of humans going on to expose elementary but basic flaws in
the account of language and thought in Steven Pinker's 'The Language
Instinct', as language is shown here to be more of an "artificial device"
than a biologically inherited asset.

Available for review. Email: bristolintellect-net.com
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