Origins of Human Communication

ISBN-10: 0262515202
ISBN-13: 9780262515207
Edition: 2010
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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Michael Tomasello is Co-Director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.

Series Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
A Focus on Infrastructure
Primate Intentional Communication
Vocal Displays
Gestural Signals
Communication with Humans
Intentionality in Ape Communication
Conclusion
Human Cooperative Communication
Pointing and Pantomiming
The Cooperation Model
Communicative Conventions
Conclusion
Ontogenetic Origins
Infant Pointing
Sources of Infant Pointing
Early Pantomiming
Shared Intentionality and Early Language
Conclusion
Phylogenetic Origins
The Emergence of Collaboration
The Emergence of Cooperative Communication
The Emergence of Conventional Communication
Conclusion
The Grammatical Dimension
The Grammar of Requesting
The Grammar of Informing
The Grammar of Sharing and Narrative
The Conventionalization of Linguistic Constructions
Conclusion
From Ape Gestures to Human Language
Summary of the Argument
Hypotheses and Problems
Language as Shared Intentionality
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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