The "Language Instinct" Debate

@inproceedings{Sampson2005TheI,
  title={The "Language Instinct" Debate},
  author={Geoffrey Sampson},
  year={2005}
}
When it was first published in 1997, Geoffrey Sampson's Educating Eve was described as the definitive response to Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct and Noam Chomsky's nativism. In this revised and expanded new edition, Sampson revisits his original arguments in the light of fresh evidence that has emerged since the original publication. Since Chomsky revolutionized the study of language in the 1960s, it has increasingly come to be accepted that language and other knowledge structures are… CONTINUE READING