The Language Instinct Summary
Steven Pinker

Everything you need to understand or teach The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker.

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The Language Instinct Summary

Steven Pinker is a linguist, author, cognitive scientist, and experimental psychologist. Pinker is known as a student and proponent of Noam Chomsky's work, with the exception that Pinker does not believe that language is the by-product of other adaptations.

Pinker begins the book by saying: "As you are reading these words, you are taking part in one of the wonders of the natural world. For you and I belong to a...

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