Language universals in the brain: How linguistic are they?

  title={Language universals in the brain: How linguistic are they?},
  author={Ralph-Axel M{\"u}ller},
Anybody’s search for language universals will depend on certain assumptions that are not themselves scientific in the strict sense of the empirical sciences, since they cannot be subjected to experimental testing. These basic assumptions are ontological, as they imply convictions of how those universals might exist, and they are epistemological because their mode of existence will determine how one can find out about them. Although I do not intend to digress into philosophical questions, it is… 

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