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    Kasper, Simon 2011. A re-evaluation of the role of predicate–argument structures in natural language explanation. Language Sciences, Vol. 33, Issue. 1, p. 107.


Afferent isn't efferent, and language isn't logic, either

  • Derek Bickerton (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 June 2003

Hurford's argument suffers from two major weaknesses. First, his account of neural mechanisms suggests no place in the brain where the two halves of a predicate-argument structure could come together. Second, his assumption that language and cognition must be based on logic is neither necessary nor particularly plausible, and leads him to some unlikely conclusions.

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