Readership: All linguists, evolutionary biologists, neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, evolutionary psychologists, philosophers of language, philosophers of mind,
and all those interested in the role of language in human development, cognition, and communication.
Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, University of Arizona, Juan Uriagereka, University of Maryland, and Pello Salaburu, University of the Basque Country
"REVIEW: Christina Behme, Journal of Linguistics Vol. 49, 2013. No quote, 10/09/2013"
1: Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, Pello Salaburu, and Juan Uriagereka: Introduction
Part 1: Overtures
2: Noam Chomsky: Opening Remarks
3: Cedric Boeckx: The Nature of Merge: Consequences for Language, Mind, and Biology
4: C. R. Gallistel: The Foundational Abstractions
5: Marc D. Hauser: Evolingo: The Nature of the Language Faculty
6: Gabriel Dover: Pointers to a Biology of Language?
7: Donata Vercelli: Language in an Epigenetic Framework
8: Christopher Cherniak: Brain Wiring Optimization and Non-Genomic Nativism
Part 2: On Language
9: Wolfram Hinzen: Hierarchy, Merge, and Truth
10: James Higginbotham: Two Interfaces
11: Luigi Rizzi: Movement and Concepts of Locality
12: Juan Uriagereka: Uninterpretable Features in Syntactic Evolution
13: Angela D. Friederici: The Brain Differentiates Hierarchical and Probabilistic Grammars
14: Cedric Boeckz, Janet Dean Fodor, Lila Gleitman, Luigi Rizzi: Round Table: Language Universals: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Part 3: On Acquisition
15: Rochel Gelman: Innate Learning and Beyond
16: Lila Gleitman: The Learned Component of Language Learning
17: Janet Dean Fodor: Syntactic Acquisition: An Evaluation Measure After All?
18: Thomas G. Bever: Remarks on the Individual Basis for Linguistic Structures
Part 4: Open Talks on Open Inquiries
19: Marc D. Hauser: The Illusion of Biological Variation: A Minimalist Approach to the Mind
20: Itziar Laka: What is There in Universal Grammar? On Innate and Specific Aspects of Language
21: Núria Sebastián-Gallés: Individual Differences in Foreigh Sound Perception
22: Angela D. Friederici: Language and the Brain
23: Noam Chomsky: Conclusion