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Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Language without recursion...
My april 26 post dealt with a New Yorker article describing the work of Dan Everett on the language of an Amazon people which he interprets as showing humans can invent language without recursion. At edge.org there is now an interesting further conversation between Everett, Steven Pinker, and Robert Van Valin.