Barbara J. King (NPR) | Culture, not biology, shapes language • Debating language: The role of culture And biology (Part 2)

Cognition + Culture + Communication = Language

With this formula as shorthand, in his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, linguist Dan Everett argues that the variability in human cultural life explains the variability in human languages.


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Barbara J. King (NPR) | Culture, not biology, shapes language
Barbara J. King (NPR) | Debating language: The role of culture And biology (Part 2)


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