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Doctor Dolittle’s Delusion: Animals and the Uniqueness of Human Language


Free Shipping Included! Doctor Dolittle’s Delusion: Animals and the Uniqueness of Human Language by Yale University Press at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Dr. Dolittle had it wrong, says the author of this fascinating book: animals cannot use language. Stephen Anderson explains the difference between communication and language and shows that animals do not have the cognitive capacities necessary to acquire language.''A masterly overview of what is currently known about the communicative abilities of a wide range of creatures. . . . Anderson's synthesis provides illuminating comparisons with the infinitely more sophisticated resources of the human


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Dr. Dolittle had it wrong, says the author of this fascinating book: animals cannot use language. Stephen Anderson explains the difference between communication and language and shows that animals do not have the cognitive capacities necessary to acquire language."A masterly overview of what is currently known about the communicative abilities of a wide range of creatures. . . . Anderson's synthesis provides illuminating comparisons with the infinitely more sophisticated resources of the human language. . . . An elegant book."—Neil Smith, Nature"Well-written, well-argued, and provocative. . . . I enjoyed this book and recommend it to anyone interested in animal communication and the evolution of language."—Marc Bekoff, Quarterly Review of Biology

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Manufacturer:Yale University Press
Publisher:Yale University Press
Studio:Yale University Press
EAN:9780300115253
Item Weight:1 pounds
Item Size:0.87 x 8.92 x 8.92 inches
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