From Signal to Symbol


This title will ship upon release.

This title will ship upon release.

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1 An Intractable Challenge? 1
2 Toward Protolanguage 31
3 Let's Sign (and Speak) Erectine 65
4 Composite Signs 95
5 Grammatical Structure 117
6 The Firelight Niche: From Sign to Speech 155
7 From Protolanguage to Language 181
8 Without Miracles? 213
Glossary 223
Notes 229
References 239
Index 265

About the Author

Ronald Planer carried out postdoctoral research at the Australian National University from 2015 to 2020 in the School of Philosophy and is currently a Research Affiliate of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language and Postdoctoral Fellow in the Evolution of Language in the School of Languages and Linguistics at Melbourne University. Kim Sterelny is Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. He is the coauthor of Language and Reality- An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language and the author of The Evolved Apprentice- How Evolution Made Humans Unique (both published by the MIT Press) and other books.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling From Signal to Symbol: The Evolution of Language (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top