Re: virus: Chomsky, language genesis.

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 14:39:20 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Corey A. Cook wrote:

> Eva wrote:
> >I recommend Stephen Pinker's book _The Language Instinct_.
> Could you provide a review, please?

Well, hm. I guess not until I finish moving and thus have my copy
available for reference. The thesis is that humans have an instinct to
learn language, but I don't want to go beyond that without it handy, for
fear of horribly misquoting something.