Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning

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Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning

Postby bnjtokyo » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:55 am

Here's an interesting article critical of Chomsky's hypothetical Language Acquisition Device.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -learning/

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Re: Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning

Postby Slava » Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:36 am

Sadly, this is available only by shelling out $6.99.

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Re: Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning

Postby bnjtokyo » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:41 am

Too bad the article went behind a pay wall; it was freely available when I posted the link.

Here is a link to a blog post discussing the SciAm article with several quotes from it.
http://blevinstein.com/2016/09/10/evide ... rning.html
Also a Google search using "rebut chomsky" yields a number of blog posts with quotes and reactions to the original Ibbotson and Tomasello article. A particularly snarky one is this
http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/tom-wolf ... -language/


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