Article published in:New Perspectives on the Origins of Language
Edited by Claire Lefebvre, Bernard Comrie and Henri Cohen
[Studies in Language Companion Series 144] 2013
► pp. 505–532
How language emerges in situated embodied interactions
The paper introduces a methodology for developing evolutionary explanations for phenomena observed in human natural languages. The methodology is inspired by Evolutionary Biology but maps the Darwinian selectionist framework to the cognitive, linguistic, and cultural levels.
Published online: 21 November 2013