Introduction: What Everyone Should Know about Language and Linguistics

  1. Neil Smith

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775059.ch

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

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

How to Cite

Smith, N. (2005) Introduction: What Everyone Should Know about Language and Linguistics, in Language, Frogs and Savants: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775059.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130370

Online ISBN: 9780470775059

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Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Meaning of ‘Language’

  • Knowledge of Language

  • Describing Knowledge of Language

  • Explanation in Language

  • Linguistics as a ‘Science’

  • Beyond Language: Pragmatics and the Language of Thought

  • Acknowledgement

  • Further Reading

  • Notes