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On Reading Signs; Some Differences between Us and the Others on Reading Signs on Reading Signs; Some Differences between Us and the Others

@inproceedings{Millikan2003OnRS,
  title={On Reading Signs; Some Differences between Us and the Others on Reading Signs on Reading Signs; Some Differences between Us and the Others},
  author={Ruth Garrett Millikan},
  year={2003}
}
If there are certain kinds of signs that an animal cannot learn to interpret, that might be for any of a number of reasons. It might be, first, because the animal cannot discriminate the signs from one another. For example, although human babies learn to discriminate human speech sounds according to the phonological structures of their native languages very easily, it may be that few if any other animals are capable of fully grasping the phonological structures of human languages. If an animal… 
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