Language evolution: A brief guide for linguists

@article{Bickerton2007LanguageEA,
  title={Language evolution: A brief guide for linguists},
  author={D. Bickerton},
  journal={Lingua},
  year={2007},
  volume={117},
  pages={510-526}
}
Abstract For the benefit of linguists new to the field of language evolution, the author sets out the issues that need to be distinguished in any research on it. He offers a guided tour of contemporary approaches, including the work of linguists (Bickerton, Carstairs-McCarthy, Chomsky, Hurford, Jackendoff, Pinker, Wray), animal behaviour experts (Dunbar, Hauser, Premack, Savage-Rumbaugh), neurophysiologists (Arbib, Calvin), psychologists (Corballis, Donald), archaeologists (Davidson), and… Expand
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