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TOC: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory 3 / 1 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 20-Aug-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory Vol. 3, No. 1 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory
Volume Number: 3
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Special Issue: Biological Evolution

Main Text:

2021. v, 121 pp.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Language evolution: Beyond the metaphor
Maria Rita Manzini
pp. 1–5

Position Paper:

Grammar change: A case of Darwinian cognitive evolution
Hubert Haider
pp. 6–55

Response Papers:

On evolution, change, and beyond: Some comments on Hubert Haider’s paper “Grammar change: A case of Darwinian cognitive evolution”
Víctor M. Longa
pp. 56–72

Darwinian language evolution: Remarks on Haider’s Grammar change
Helmut Weiß
pp. 73–82

Variation in language use is different from variation in genes: Some comments on Haider’s model of grammar change
Andrea Sansò
pp. 83–92

On conceptualizing grammatical change in a Darwinian framework: A reply to Hubert Haider
Michael Breyl and Elisabeth Leiss
pp. 93–108


In response to the responses
Hubert Haider
pp. 109–121

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

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