The Resource The emergence of protolanguage : holophrasis vs compositionality, edited by Michael A. Arbib, Derek Bickerton

The emergence of protolanguage : holophrasis vs compositionality, edited by Michael A. Arbib, Derek Bickerton

Label
The emergence of protolanguage : holophrasis vs compositionality
Title
The emergence of protolanguage
Title remainder
holophrasis vs compositionality
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael A. Arbib, Derek Bickerton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Somewhere and somehow, in the 5 to 7 million years since the last common ancestors of humans and the great apes, our ancestors "got" language. The authors of this volume all agree that there was no single mutation or cultural innovation that took our ancestors directly from a limited system of a few vocalizations (primarily innate) and gestures (some learned) to language. They further agree to use the term "protolanguage" for the beginnings of an open system of symbolic communication that provided the bridge to the use of fully expressive languages, rich in both lexicon and grammar. But here c
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
417/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P321
LC item number
.E46 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Benjamins current topics
Series volume
v. 24
Label
The emergence of protolanguage : holophrasis vs compositionality, edited by Michael A. Arbib, Derek Bickerton
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
The Emergence of Protolanguage; Editorial page; Untitled; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface; Is a holistic protolanguage a plausible precursor to language?; Proto-discourse and the emergence of compositionality; Protolanguage in ontogeny and phylogeny; From metonymy to syntax in the communication of events; The "complex first" paradox; Holophrastic protolanguage; Protolanguage reconstructed; Growth points from the very beginning; The roots of linguistic organization in a new language; Holophrasis and the protolanguage spectrum; But how did protolanguage actually start?
Control code
ocn673664200
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 181 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027287823
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26615976
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)673664200
  • pebcs1282775022

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