Re: We don't "learn" language!

Subject: Re: We don't "learn" language!
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 01:33:09 -0800

>I refer you to the work of Noam Chomsky, a linguistics professor at MIT who
>really pioneered thinking in this area. But those of you who have children,
>think about how they "learned" to talk. Trust me - you didn't teach them to

The current bestseller _The Language Instinct_ by Steven Pinker of MIT might
be a little more accessible to the non-specialist than Chomsky's works. ...RM

Richard Mateosian President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro

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