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LINGUIST List 19.1380

Thu Apr 24 2008

TOC: Interaction Studies 9/1 (2008)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>

        1.    Paul Peranteau, Interaction Studies Vol 9, No 1 (2008)

Message 1: Interaction Studies Vol 9, No 1 (2008)
Date: 22-Apr-2008
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Interaction Studies Vol 9, No 1 (2008)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Interaction Studies
Volume Number: 9
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2008

Subtitle: Holophrasis vs Compositionality in the Emergence of Protolanguage

Main Text:

Holophrasis vs Compositionality in the Emergence of Protolanguage
Special issue of Interaction Studies 9:1 (2008)

Edited by Michael A. Arbib and Derek Bickerton
University of Southern California

Interaction Studies 9:1

2008. 184 pp.

Table of contents


Is a holistic protolanguage a plausible precursor to language? A test case for a
modern evolutionary linguistics
Kenny Smith 1–17

Proto-discourse and the emergence of compositionality
Jill Bowie 18–33

Protolanguage in ontogeny and phylogeny: Combining deixis and representation
Patricia M. Greenfield, Heidi Lyn and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh 34–50

From metonymy to syntax in the communication of events
Jean-Louis Dessalles 51–65

The “complex first” paradox: Why do semantically thick concepts so early
lexicalize as nouns?
Markus Werning 67–83

Holophrastic protolanguage: Planning, processing, storage, and retrieval
Maggie Tallerman 84–99

Protolanguage reconstructed
Andrew D.M. Smith 100–116

Growth points from the very beginning
David McNeill, Susan D. Duncan, Jonathan Cole, Shaun Gallagher and Bennett
Bertenthal 117–132

The roots of linguistic organization in a new language
Mark Aronoff, Irit Meir, Carol A. Padden and Wendy Sandler 133–153

Holophrasis and the protolanguage spectrum
Michael A. Arbib 154–168

But how did protolanguage actually start?
Derek Bickerton 169–176

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
                            Cognitive Science
                            Historical Linguistics

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