17.1286, Media: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds

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Subject: 17.1286, Media: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds

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Date: 26-Apr-2006
From: Jess Tauber < phonosemantics at earthlink.net >
Subject: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds 

	
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Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 08:36:32
From: Jess Tauber < phonosemantics at earthlink.net >
Subject: Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds 
 


>From LiveScience.Com
(http://www.livescience.com/animalworld/060426_starling_linguist.html)

Apparently the announcement of the star[t]ling ability to recognize
embedded structure in a study by Timothy Gentner (UCSanDiego) has left
formalists unmoved, as it were. Prof. Chomsky's comments can be found at
the link above.

Jess Tauber 


Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language




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