Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (5):511-512 (2008)

We agree that much of language evolution is likely to be adaptation of languages to properties of the brain. However, the attempt to rule out the existence of language-specific adaptations a priori is misguided. In particular, the claim that adaptation to cannot occur is false. Instead, the details of gene-culture coevolution in language are an empirical matter
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/S0140525X08005013
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 71,436
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles


Added to PP index

Total views
175 ( #68,187 of 2,520,404 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #405,718 of 2,520,404 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes