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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language Paperback – February 1, 1995

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"A brilliant piece of work." -- -- Mind and Language

"A brilliant, witty, and altogether satisfying book." -- -- New York Times Book Review

"An extremely valuable book, very informative, and very well written." -- -- Noam Chomsky

"Extremely important." -- -- New Scientist

"A brilliant piece of work." -- Mind and Language

"A brilliant, witty, and altogether satisfying book." -- New York Times Book Review

"An excellent book full of wit and wisdom and sound judgement." -- Boston Globe Book Review

"An exciting book, certain to produce argument." -- Atlantic Monthly

"An extremely valuable book, very informative, and very well written." -- Noam Chomsky

"Extremely important." -- New Scientist

"Somebody finally got it right. Pinker's thoroughly modern, totally engaging book introduces lay readers to the science of language in ways that are irreverant and hilarious while coherent and factually sound." -- Leila Gleitman, University of Pennsylvania, President, Linguistic Society of America

About the Author

Steven Pinker is one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind. He has won several major awards for his teaching and his scientific research. Pinker is director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Perennial; Reprint edition (February 1, 1995)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 496 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0060976519
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0060976514
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 12.8 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 1.25 x 5.5 x 8.25 inches
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