Language, Frogs and Savants: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics

Language, Frogs and Savants: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics

Author(s): Neil Smith

Print ISBN: 9781405130370

Online ISBN: 9780470775059

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775059

Author Biography


About the Author

Neil Smith is one of the most senior figures in British linguistics. He is Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Phonetics and Linguistics at University College London, and has been Head of the Linguistics Section of the Department since 1972. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Twitter Machine (Blackwell, 1989), The Mind of a Savant (with Ianthi Tsimpli, Blackwell, 1995), Chomsky: Ideas and Ideals (1999, 2004) and Language, Bananas and Bonobos (Blackwell, 2002). He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1999 and an Honorary Member of the LSA in 2000.

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