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Biolinguistics-Structure , Development and Evolution of Language

@inproceedings{Jenkins2000BiolinguisticsStructureD,
  title={Biolinguistics-Structure , Development and Evolution of Language},
  author={L. Jenkins},
  year={2000}
}
It is in LSLT, first circulated in 1955, that Chomsky sets out in more detail the theory of generative grammar. In this work "the 'realist' position" is assumed. The theory is "understood as a psychological theory that attempts to characterize the innate human 'language faculty'" (Chomsky 1975:37). Hence from its earliest beginnings the central motivation for the study of generative grammar (generative linguistics, I-linguistics, biolinguistics) has been to understand the biological basis for… Expand
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