Arguments in the syntactic straitjacket

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While the search for the neural basis of the language of thought is a landable enterprise, and the article by Hurford a valiant first attempt, we argue that in investigating the argument structure of natural language it will ultimately prove more fruitful to consider the restrictions forced on the system by its inherently syntactic character.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)297-298
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume26
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2003

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Arguments in the syntactic straitjacket. / Piattelli-Palmarini, Massi; Harley, Heidi B.

In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 26, No. 3, 06.2003, p. 297-298.

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