The Secret Life of Verbs: A BIT of Learnability and Cognition, new edition

The Secret Life of Verbs: A BIT of Learnability and Cognition, new edition

by Steven Pinker
     
 


Before Steven Pinker wrote bestsellers on language and human nature, he wrote several technical monographs on language acquisition that have become classics in cognitive science. The phenomena and ideas he explored in this early book inspired his 2007 bestseller The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature. This BIT offers Pinker's look back at… See more details below

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Before Steven Pinker wrote bestsellers on language and human nature, he wrote several technical monographs on language acquisition that have become classics in cognitive science. The phenomena and ideas he explored in this early book inspired his 2007 bestseller The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature. This BIT offers Pinker's look back at his early work and two pivotal chapters from Learnability and Cognition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262318020
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Series:
MIT Press BITS
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
72
Sales rank:
623,514
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
September 18, 1954
Place of Birth:
Montreal, Canada
Education:
B.A., McGill University, 1976; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1979
Website:
http://stevenpinker.com/

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