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  1. Cedric Boeckx (2014). The Shape of the Human Language-Ready Brain. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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  2. Pedro T. Martins & Cedric Boeckx (2014). Attention Mechanisms and the Mosaic Evolution of Speech. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Cedric Boeckx & Constantina Theofanopoulou (2015). Commentary On: Labels, Cognomes, and Cyclic Computation: An Ethological Perspective. Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Cedric A. Boeckx & Koji Fujita (2014). Syntax, Action, Comparative Cognitive Science, and Darwinian Thinking. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Cedric Boeckx (2014). Universal Grammar and Biological Variation: An EvoDevo Agenda for Comparative Biolinguistics. Biological Theory 9 (2):122-134.
  6. Cedric Boeckx (2006). Linguistic Minimalism: Origins, Concepts, Methods, and Aims. Oxford University Press Uk.
    The Minimalist Program for linguistic theory is Noam Chomsky's boldest and most radical version of his naturalistic approach to language. Cedric Boeckz examines its foundations, explains its underlying philosophy, exemplifies its methods, and considers the significance of its empirical results. He explores the roots and antecedents of the Program and shows how its methodologies parallel those of sciences such as physics and biology. He disentangles and clarifies current debates and issues around the nature of minimalist research in linguistics and shows (...)
     
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  7. Rie Asano & Cedric Boeckx (2015). Syntax in Language and Music: What is the Right Level of Comparison? Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Cedric Boeckx (2008). Bare Syntax. Oxford University Press.
    Cedric Boeckx focuses on two core components of grammar: phrase structure and locality.
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    Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Cedric Boeckx (2013). Language Disorders and Language Evolution: Constraints on Hypotheses. Biological Theory 9 (3):1-6.
    It has been suggested that language disorders can serve as real windows onto language evolution. We examine this claim in this paper. We see ourselves forced to qualify three central assumptions of the the ‘disorders-as-windows’ hypothesis. After discussing the main outcome of decades of research on the linguistic ontogeny of pathological populations, we argue that language disorders should be construed as conditions for which canalization has failed to cope fully with developmental perturbations. We conclude that a robust link exists between (...)
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    Antonio Benítez-Burraco, Constantina Theofanopoulou & Cedric Boeckx (forthcoming). Globularization and Domestication. Topoi:1-14.
    This paper aims to explore a potential connection between two hypotheses recently put forward in the context of language evolution. One hypothesis argues that some human-specific change in the hominin brain developmental program habilitated the neuronal workspace that enabled “cognitive modernity” to unfold, also resulting in our globularized braincase. The other argues that the cultural niche resulting from our self-domestication favored the emergence of natural languages. In this article we document numerous links between the genetic changes we have claimed may (...)
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  11. Cedric Boeckx (2006). Linguistic Minimalism: Origins, Concepts, Methods, and Aims. Oxford University Press Uk.
    The Minimalist Program for linguistic theory is Noam Chomsky's boldest and most radical version of his naturalistic approach to language. Cedric Boeckz examines its foundations, explains its underlying philosophy, exemplifies its methods, and considers the significance of its empirical results. He explores the roots and antecedents of the Program and shows how its methodologies parallel those of sciences such as physics and biology. He disentangles and clarifies current debates and issues around the nature of minimalist research in linguistics and shows (...)
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  12. Cedric Boeckx (2013). Biolinguistics and the Foundations of a Natural Science of Language. Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 32 (2):193-204.
     
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    Evelina Leivada & Cedric Boeckx (2014). Schizophrenia and Cortical Blindness: Protective Effects and Implications for Language. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8.
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  14. Ana M. Suárez & Cedric Boeckx (2011). The Descent of Meaning: Three Partially Converging Views. Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 30 (3):149-154.
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  15. Cedric Boeckx & Angel J. Gallego (2009). Chomsky's Lost Dialogue. Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 28 (1):191-197.
     
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  16. Cedric Boeckx & Antonio Benítez-Burraco (2016). Editorial: Components of the Language-Ready Brain. Frontiers in Psychology 7.
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  17. Cedric Boeckx (2014). Elementary Syntactic Structures: Prospects of a Feature-Free Syntax. Cambridge University Press.
    Most syntacticians, no matter their theoretical persuasion, agree that features are the most important units of analysis. Within Chomskyan generative grammar, the importance of features has grown steadily and within minimalism, it can be said that everything depends on features. They are obstacles in any interdisciplinary investigation concerning the nature of language and it is hard to imagine a syntactic description that does not explore them. For the first time, this book turns grammar upside down and proposes a new model (...)
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    Cedric Boeckx (2008). Understanding Minimalist Syntax: Lessons From Locality in Long-Distance Dependencies. Blackwell Pub..
    Understanding Minimalist Syntax introduces the logic of the Minimalist Program by analyzing well-known descriptive generalizations about long-distance dependencies. Proposes a new theory of how long-distance dependencies are formed, with implications for theories of locality, and the Minimalist Program as a whole Rich in empirical coverage, which will be welcomed by experts in the field, yet accessible enough for students looking for an introduction to the Minimalist Program.
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