The Resource The Evolutionary emergence of language : social function and the origins of linguistic form, edited by Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy, James R. Hurford

The Evolutionary emergence of language : social function and the origins of linguistic form, edited by Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy, James R. Hurford

Label
The Evolutionary emergence of language : social function and the origins of linguistic form
Title
The Evolutionary emergence of language
Title remainder
social function and the origins of linguistic form
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy, James R. Hurford
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book covers the origins and early evolution of language. Its main purpose is to synthesize current thinking on this topic, particularly from a standpoint in theoretical linguistics. It is suitable for students and scholars of human evolution, evolutionary psychology, linguistic anthropology, and general linguistics. It includes contributions from many of the best-known figures in this field
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
401
Index
index present
LC call number
P116
LC item number
.E93 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Evolutionary emergence of language : social function and the origins of linguistic form, edited by Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy, James R. Hurford
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Language : a Darwinian adaptation? / Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy and James R. Hurford -- Introduction : the evolution of cooperative communication / Chris Knight -- Comprehension, production and conventionalisation in the origins of language / Robbins Burling -- Cooperation, competition and the evolution of prelinguistic communication / Jason Noble -- Language and hominid politics / Jean-Louis Dessalles -- Secret language use at female initiation : bounding gossiping communities / Camilla Power -- Play as precursor of phonology and syntax / Chris Knight --Introduction : the emergence of phonetic structure / Michael Studdert-Kennedy -- The role of mimesis in infant language development : evidence for phylogeny? / Marilyn M. Vihman and Rory A. Depaolis -- Evolution of speech : the relation between ontogeny and phylogeny / Peter F. Macneilage and Barbara L. Davis -- Evolutionary implications of the particulate principle : imitation and the dissociation of phonetic form from semantic function / Michael Studdert-Kennedy -- Emergence of sound systems through self-organisation / Bart de Boer -- Modelling language-physiology coevolution / Daniel Livingstone and Colin Fyfe -- Introduction : the emergence of syntax / James R. Hurford -- The spandrels of the linguistic genotype / David Lightfoot -- The distinction between sentences and noun phrases : an impediment to language evolution? / Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy -- How protolanguage became language / Derek Bickerton -- Holistic utterances in protolanguage : the link from primates to humans / Alison Wray -- Syntax without natural selection : how compositionality emerges from vocabulary in a population of learners / Simon Kirby -- Social transmission favours linguistic generalisation / James R. Hurford -- Words, memes and language evolution / Robert P. Worden -- On the reconstruction of 'proto-world' word order / Frederick J. Newmeyer -- The history, rate and pattern of world linguistic evolution / Mark Pagel
Control code
ocm56217340
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 426 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511046049
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21990104
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56217340
  • ebsco0511040938

Library Locations

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