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The Origin and Diversification of Language

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Philosophy of language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Science / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNina G. Jablonski (Editor), Leslie Aiello (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8420202M
    ISBN 100940228467
    ISBN 109780940228467

    "Language: English. Brand new Book. Morris Swadesh, one of this century's foremost scientific investigators of language, dedicated much of his life to the study of the origin and evolution of language. This volume, left nearly completed at his death and edited posthumously by Joel F. Sherzer, is his last major study of this difficult Edition: 1st Edition. The origins of language The suspicion does not appear improbable that the progenitors of man, either the males or females, or both sexes, before they had acquired the power of expressing their mutual love in articulate language, endeavoured to charm each other with musical notes and rhythm. Darwin ().

    In the Western world the study of language began as a philosophical inquiry into origins.1 The Greeks (Third and Fourth Century B.C.) initiated the study of language essentially to explain its origin. The Conventionalists hypothesized that the relationship between the form of language (i.e., primarily the sounds and words) and meaning was essentially arbitrary, a convention of society. Origin of language and origin of languages. The Origin and Diversification of Language. Book. Jan ; This book presents a series of illuminating studies which conclusively demonstrates Author: Giorgio Graffi.

    The Origin and Diversification of Language is a splendid compendium of recent inquiries into the evolution of language, with eight excellent papers that demonstrate the highest scientific tradition. For persons interested in the origin of language, this is a necessary, 5/5(1). origin of language. Most linguists still support this ban, in the sense that they believe that any inquiry into the origin of language must inevitably be so speculative as to be worthless. Since the s, the theory of grammar has come to be dominated by the ideas of Noam File Size: KB.


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The origin of language and its evolutionary emergence in the human species have been subjects of speculation for several centuries. The topic is difficult to study because of the lack of direct evidence. Consequently, scholars wishing to study the origins of language must draw inferences from other kinds of evidence such as the fossil record, archaeological evidence, contemporary language.

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